Every week in this space, we’ll take a look at the news and offer our own incisive blend of commentary, analysis, and poop jokes. The news you need, from a voice you can trust, in the 90 seconds you have to spare: that’s Woot Weads the Wire.
NEW YORK (UPI) -- Irish rocker Bono says he's not "richer than any Beatle" even though his share of Facebook was valued at $1.5 billion after the company went public Friday.
Sources say Bono was briefly richer than any Beatle, but between the time when he purchased the shares and the time when he did the interview...
GLASGOW, Scotland (UPI) -- Scotland's first known example of a "cursing stone" associated with early Christianity, around 800 A.D., has been found in a graveyard, researchers say.
Previously the oldest example of a cursing stone was Keith Richards that time he stubbed his toe.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (UPI) -- Organizers of a California pumpkin weigh-off championship said a $25,000 prize will go to the person who grows the world's first 1-ton pumpkin.
Financial experts say this amount will roughly cover the gas it will take to haul a 1-ton pumpkin to and from the weigh-off.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (UPI) -- Shortly after the Pakistani government briefly banned Twitter, a case has been filed against Facebook, for "blasphemous" content.
A spokesperson for Facebook said the company knows their current design might seem unholy to long-time users, but still maintains it will offer a better long-term experience.
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Federal officials said a security supervisor at a Minnesota nuclear power plant was fired in 2010 after he allegedly cheated on a urine test.
Insiders say they know he copied the man in the stall next to him because they both made every answer "p".
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