A turkey was caught on video attacking a mail truck. Ethel Kennedy says it belongs to her family. The widow of Robert F. Kennedy says the family gathered at Thanksgiving, and she wanted the kids to know what a live turkey looked like. She sent Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to buy two but one got away.
A 10-year-old girl is refusing to sell Girl Scout cookies after her Girl Scout council decided to sell some of its camps. The Star-Tribune reports that members of a troop in Maplewood, Minn., decided sit out the annual sale.
Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow do not succeed in murdering philosophy in their recent book The Grand Design. Nor do they even try. Perhaps this is because they believe, as they blandly announce on the first page, that philosophy is already dead.
But the joke's on them. If philosophy were a big burlap bag, then these writers seem to have delivered us their book higgledy-piggledy from somewhere in the dark within.
Tens of thousands of people streamed into Cairo's Tahrir Square Friday, joining the anti-government demonstration that began last week. Egypt's military seems to be taking stronger steps to prevent more bloodshed, a very real fear after the furious fighting that took place earlier.