Some Odd News for Your Enjoyment

Calling teaspoon benders! Geller seeks "heir" on TV : "After four decades of bending spoons, halting clocks, reading minds, and penning metaphysical thrillers, Uri Geller is seeking a paranormal protégé. A reality television show being produced in Israel where Geller grew up, will feature 10 contestants vying for the title of "heir" to the world-famous celebrity psychic."

Nightmares brought to life in New York houses : "If being buried alive, overrun by rats, or encountering a sinister clown is your worst fear -- then welcome to your living nightmare. In the lead-up to Halloween, off-Broadway producer Tim Haskell has set up "Nightmare: Face Your Fear" -- interactive haunted houses in each of New York City's five boroughs -- and is daring people to endure a psychologically terrifying experience."

Coffins to bear logos of baseball teams : "Many crazed baseball fans have said they would die for a championship. But are they willing to take that devotion to the grave? Major League Baseball and a company that makes funeral products will soon find out just how many fans want to be decked out for all eternity in tribute to their team. Starting next season, fans of the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers will be able to have their ashes put in an urn or head six feet under in a casket emblazoned with their team colors and insignia."

Stonehenge makes list in new seven wonders vote : "Only one of the ancient wonders of the world still survives -- now history lovers are being invited to choose a new list of seven. Among 21 locations shortlisted for the worldwide vote is Stonehenge, the only British landmark selected. The 5,000-year-old stones on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, will be up against sites including the Acropolis in Athens; the Statue of Liberty in New York; and the last remaining original wonder, the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo."


Ecwforever said…
Uri Geller is a total charlatan. He was caught cheating back in 1975 right on TV so no one with a brain could possibly believe that he has any kind of powers. Anyone can bend a spoon if they know the right way to do it; there is absolutely no skill needed.

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