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Greater Manchester Police are tweeting today, You can read a little about it here:

http://www.gmp.police.uk/

But the good ones, by which I mean the funny ones (such as: "Call 51 Disgruntled citizens report a "horrible orange glare" at Katie Price's "book" signing. Suspected oompalumpitis.") are here:



 

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Seems an April Fools' newspaper story made a Jordanian town go all War of the Worlds.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/8604122.stm




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First there are these kinds of furries: 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8355287.stm


And then the death of a cat named Thatcher was the cause of some diplomatic embarrassment::

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8358544.stm



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I imagine everyone's heard about the first clown in space by now, but just in case you haven't:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8281253.stm

And here's the current ISS webcam feed:

http://tinyurl.com/ISSfeed




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Okay, there are more important things going on in the world, but these are my personal highlights of the week's news (so far, at least).

Swine flu, ha! I laugh in the face of swine flu. Here's the real threat:
Science ponders 'zombie attack'

The academic paper to which the above story refers:

http://www.mathstat.uottawa.ca/~rsmith/Zombies.pdf



And finally, someone behind the scenes at Channel Five displayed a sense of humour this week, though some people didn't get the joke:

Channel Five wheeze goes above viewers' heads


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