Call Samuel Jackson You think the least a zookeeper could do is double-check the cage of one of the most poisonous snakes in the world. This past weekend, a deadly Egyptian cobra went missing at the Bronx Zoo, prompting the closing of the repitle house. [cnn.com]
Simpsons censor The recent, and unfolding, nuclear crisis in Japan has prompted European officials in Germany to remove references to "nuclear power plants" in episodes of the satirical cartoon The Simpsons. Because editing out jokes about nuclear energy is worse than ill-informed news anchors having nervous breakdowns on the air. [starpulse.com]
His name rhymes with "cocaine" Kevin Lee Cokayne, a 24-year-old Virginia man, was arrested for allegedly distributing marijuana, say police. This is a true story. [washingtonpost.com]
Flower power A 30-year old Kentucky man was arrested for stealing plants. To be more specific, he allegedly stole pansies, which are small, multi-colored flowers. Pretty, pretty flowers. He's so gangsta. [fox41.com]
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