Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Tor's News Nuggets: 1/13/09

Vicks VapoRub can harm children under the age of 2. It can cause respiratory distress when applied under the nose. Also a problem is if you apply it simultaneously to the nose using a pinching technique on the nostrils and to the lips using a cupping technique over the mouth.

Scientists at Cambridge University have determined that financial traders whose ring finger is longer than their index finger make more money than those with the other digital configuration. In response, the latter group went to Cambridge and showed them their longest finger.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt "dissed" Ryan Seacrest on the Golden Globes red carpet by not stopping for an interview. Seacrest responded to this by running upstairs to his room, slamming the door behind him, diving onto his bed, and crying into his pillow.

LeBron James made the cover of GQ for the first time. With that cover, James has now appeared on every magazine cover except There Are Other Cavaliers, You Know? Quarterly.


Aparna said...

I am really freaking excited about having found your blog. Liveblogging your mom's galbladder surgery!! It doesn't get any better!

Aparna said...

Ugh I spelled gallbladder wrong. I am really embarrassed about that...I am excited to tune in to your wife's presentation real soon...