That's one DUI stop I wouldn't want to be involved in. "OK walk this line; Touch your trunk to your ear; now stand on one leg. No, don't back up. Ahhhhh!" ... Forty-thousand pounds of French fries were destroyed in a truck fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville. Tragically, 10,000 gallons of ketchup was also consumed. ... There was a note that a Brazilian drought may push coffee prices higher and another report that Starbucks earnings climbed. As a way of combating the bean shortage, Starbucks is offering customers a chance to directly inject caffeine. ... Another truth-in-approach presentation from one of the web news services this week: "The story we are pushing isn't nearing as provocative and interesting as our headline leads you to believe. ... A news report this week said experiments with the use of cow-milking robots are making farmers happy. However, a similar experience with robot-milking cows has not worked as well as hoped. ... I'm hoping to set up my computer so if I play a cute cat video it makes a gagging sound. For those interested in a counter to the felines, I'm readying a series of cute snake videos.Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014
RANDOM THOUGHTS: LARRY KING
The Public Broadcasting Service is going to bring back its classic mini-series "The Six Wives of Henry the Eighth", followed by the modern classic, "The Eight Wives of Larry King." .. In other celebrity news, a remake of "A Picture of Dorian Gray", the hideous painting hidden in the title character's closet, which shows the impact of a dissolute life, will be played by Rolling Stone Keith Richards. ... A video of elephants accidentally drunk on fermented native fruit at a South African preserve is making the rounds of the web.