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Friday, October 9, 2009

Morning Newsdome: Donkeys are the new Zebras

click to enlarge Nobel Peace Prize-winner President Obama
  • Nobel Peace Prize-winner President Obama

>> Here's a creative penny-pincher coming out of Gaza of all places. Two white donkeys were painted with black stripes to parade around as zebras for Palestinian children who had never seen the animals before. (Reuters)

>> Taichung, a central Taiwanese city, is giving vouchers worth 100 Taiwan dollars for every kilo of dog shit collected by its citizens. What does that convert to? Only about $3. (Reuters)

>> At last, the attraction to Zac Efron is explained! A new study reveals that the use of birth control pills may cause women to be attracted to less "macho" men. (AP)

>> Speaking of Efron, teenie-bopper Miley Cyrus has announced that she is quitting Twitter after having one of the most popular feeds. Now how are we expected to spend every waking moment? (AP via Baker City Herald)

>> Finally, President Obama has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today. That means he was nominated for his first 11 days in office. (FoxNews)

(Photo by Joeff Davis)

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