1. The fellowship of the warming

    Of the thousands upon thousands who acted on International Day of Action on Global Warming, Galadriel Ms. Blanchett may have been the hottest elf protester of them all. But when it comes to convincing Aussie PM John Howard, Cate isn’t enough. Though if she’d taken that ring from Frodo …

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  2. Fruit of the room

    We don’t quite see the charm of this fruit-powered clock, unless we’re timing how long it takes fruit flies to infest our living room. And being able to turn a lamp on merely by breathing? Hell, we do that to men all the time.

  3. Honey-do

    Supermarket checker: “Shall I bag your melons in paper or plastic?” Us Busty shopper: “Oh, neither: I’ll just remove my padded bra.”

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  4. Like “Thriller” but with trees

    Global warming made a special appearance on TRL last week — in a hip-hop video turned PSA [PDF]. The up-tempo Dr. Octagon electro-track warns “trees are dyin'” and features a bespectacled suspendered kid bustin’ moves in an industrial post-apocalyptic world. So, a typical day on TRL.

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  5. Livin’ on a hair

    Actual quote: “Do you really want to know why I’m doing all this goodwill? … It’s because I feel guilty about the huge hole in the ozone layer my haircuts created. It’s my responsibility to right the wrongs of the ’80s.”

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