Stop the Partying!
In spite of the 200 post milestone here at Cantankerous Old Coots, it’s the weekend and time for the Coot’s News Service weekly update. And what better way to celebrate Coothood than to pay our respects to a genuine Cantankerous Old Coot, Pete Rose, who celebrated his 70th birthday this week.
HITS KING PETE ROSE HITS 70
There was bad news on the economic front as the President gets his wish- Gas prices are skyrocketing. People would be buying those new hybrid cars by the carton- if only they had jobs.
Gas at $4 in nation’s capital, 5 states; NY next
It’s gotten so bad that in Texas, people willingly face the drug wars to buy their gas in Mexico where is only costs $2.80.
How about Gas for $2.80 a Gallon?
There is more bad news. In Italy they are exhuming Mona Lisa- or at least the body of the woman suspected to be the inspiration for the painting.
Mona Lisa to be exhumed
For good news this week, we travel to Chicago where firefighters revived a pit bull from near death after a fire by using CPR.
If you get frustrated with your computer which seems to have ideas of its own, researchers at Washington University may have your fix. They have found an implant that lets people control computers telepathically.
Patients with temporary surgical implant able to control computers by thoughts
And finally, for our readers that need their Justin Bieber fix each week, CNS located the mop-haired singer in the Caribbean having some kind of problem with his privates. Oh the travails of stardom.
Justin Bieber’s caught shorts
So that’s our news update for this week. Leave your comments on your favorite story.