The Senate just rejected a bill that would give 57 million elderly Americans a check for $250. A senator who was against the bill said "Now I can finally get back at my grandparents for always giving me checks for $13."
Also today in Senate, senators are pushing to lift a ban on blood donations from gay men. I feel like they decided that the vampires from "Twilight" were finally ready to give some blood back.
In South Korea, the company Samsung has just unveiled a refrigerator with built-in internet. So that means while you are at the fridge you can look up recipes, or get e-mails, or find out exactly when you ran out of stupid crap to buy.