The Weekly Wire: March 13 – 20, 2011
- Forbes.com has created an interactive map (that includes every U.S. county) of American migration in 2008. Unsurprisingly, Benton County shows a slightly more varied incoming migration than Washington County. Play around with it. Click on our surrounding counties and see how little movement, inward and outward, they show.
- Amish Man Accused of Drag Racing in Buggy. Paul Walker and Vin Diesel hire screenwriters for adaptation.
- French fighter jets deployed over Libya. Features striking pictures of a fighter jet crashing.
- Who said Americans were the only morons? A legitimate survey reveals that 1/5 of British adults believe lightsabers exit, almost 25 percent believe humans can be teleported, nearly 50 percent believe that memory-erasing technology exists, Mmore than 40 percent believe that hover boards exist, and almost one-fifth of adults believe they can see gravity.
- Foo Fighters slam ‘Glee’ creator Ryan Murphy. About time that show got some attention.
- Remember Nickelodeon’s The Adventures of Pete and Pete (Which had the greatest theme song ever)? Last week, Nickelodeon announced that it would be reairing their classic shows next fall, including Pete and Pete. For the fun of it, Splitsider lists the ten most memorable guest stars of The Adventures of Pete and Pete. Steve Buscemi, Michael Stipe, and Adam West are included.
- Wolverines!..er, uh, Red Dawn remake being altered so as not to offend the Chinese?
- Ohio State coach Jim Tressel decides to extend his suspension. ESPN’s Ivan Maisel says that really isn’t equal to that of his players.
- The four dismissed Auburn players confess that they robbed that house. Auburn still hasn’t confessed that they robbed the national championship.