Here are some news stories from this week that I think the mainstream media completely missed out on. All links are from legitimate news sources and not the fringe / wacko sites.

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* Sign o’ the times: A reporter researches how to eat well on a food stamp budget of $68.88 a week. [BOSTON]

* We may be getting a collect call from the M82 galaxy. [NEWSCIENTIST]

* A computer retailer put in their license agreement they own the user’s souls. Too late: Microsoft did this back in ’95. [FOXNEWS]

* Box Office Futures are now a legitimate stock to trade along with oil and gold. Is Wall Street nucking futs? [HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]

* 100,000 Californians’ unemployment benefits are up this weekend. California unemployment rate is 12.6 percent. FUBAR, big time. [KION CBS NEWS CALIFORNIA]

* 3d TV may harm pregnant women, the elderly, children and people with serious medical conditions. That’s a lot of side effects for a TV! [TELEGRAPH.CO.UK]

* School laptops were secretly taking video and photos of child students while they were sleeping. Evil bastards thought it was OK. [PHILLY]

* Polar Bear deals with paparazzi- North Pole style. [TELEGRAPH.CO.UK]

Polar Bear Deals With Paparazzi

Polar Bear Deals With Paparazzi