Friday’s links include a historic blast-off and some tricky “who said its.”
Human Robot: A Serbian boy is making headlines because he appears to be magnetic. Metal objects actually stick to him. (Discovery News)
Recession Bites: A beauty queen and former Miss Colorado USA 2006 lost her home. Just goes to show, even a tiara won’t help in this economy. (ABC News)
Buggy Down: Three Amish children died when their buggy flipped in a flooded creek. Authorities are still searching for a missing child. (CBS News)
Off the Air: Want to take the fast track to ending your career in showbiz? Take some lessons out of Charlie Sheen’s book. CBS pulled the plug on Two and a Half Men following his, um, questionable behavior.
Who Said It: Ever confuse things Mel Gibson said with things Muammar Gaddafi said? Test your ability to ID their memorable sayings. (Daily Autocrat)
Final Mission: The Discovery Space Shuttle took off for its final mission from Cape Canaveral, Fl. Thursday. See its last blast-off. (LIFE)
Must See: Ever been sneezed on by a hedgehog? There’s a first time for everything.