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Initech's Journal
Initech's Journal
May 1, 2013

Pittsburgh Archdiocese Angry At College Student's Naked Pope Costume

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Students at Carnegie Mellon say it’s freedom of expression, but the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh calls it inappropriate and disrespectful. At an annual art school parade, a female student dressed up as the pope, and was naked from the waist down while she passed out condoms. Even more, witnesses say the woman had shaved her pubic hair in the shape of a cross.

The Diocese has asked CMU to take action. “I think we all know that when we’re growing up we do stupid things but to cross over the line in this instance shouldn’t happen with anybody,” Bishop David Zubik said. CMU issued a statement, saying “We are continuing our review of the incident. If our community standards or laws were violated, we will take appropriate action.”


Further proof that the Catholic church has no sense of humor.

Oh, and please I really hope "Naked Pope" is playing Bonaroo this year.
May 1, 2013

Guy Has Surgery To Remove 132 Pound Growth On Male Organ


Wesley Warren Jr., the 48-year-old Las Vegas man whose emotional and physical struggles with a 132-pound scrotum drew international attention, has undergone successful surgery to remove the mass, according to the California surgeon who led the team that performed the nearly 13-hour procedure.

Dr. Joel Gelman, who heads the Center for Reconstructive Urology at the University of California, Irvine, said this week that on April 8 he and three other physicians, including plastic surgeons, donated their expertise and operated on Warren. The mass caused by the condition, known as scrotal lymphedema, had grown to 132 pounds in less than two years.

“There are a lot of shows about makeovers, but this is a real makeover,” Gelman said Thursday of the procedure that saw surgeons cut away simultaneously on the grossly enlarged protective sac of skin and muscles that contained Warren’s testicles and penis. “He’s basically a new man.”

Attempts to reach Warren — released earlier this week from the hospital and recuperating in housing near the medical center — were unsuccessful.

Warren, who also has blood pressure problems and asthma, had long spoken of his fear of dying during an operation. Dr. Mulugeta Kassahun, Warren’s Las Vegas urologist, told him if there was major bleeding, it might be impossible for doctors to save him.


May 1, 2013

Want a Raise? Get The Company Logo Tattooed On Your Arm.

A New York City real estate company made the offer and dozens of employees are getting inked.

As CBS 2′s Emily Smith reported Tuesday, a tattoo can be a way to show off your personality. For Rapid Realty employees, it is the fast track to a 15 percent pay raise if you get inked with the company logo.

There are no size or location restrictions. Brooke Koropatnick got hers behind the ear.

“I had a paycheck coming in what was a substantial amount of money different, so it was nice,” she told Smith.

May 1, 2013

Venezuelan Parliament Breaks Out In Fight Over Legislation

CARACAS, Venezuela — Tens of thousands of Venezuelans filled the streets of the capital Wednesday in rival marches by the opposition and the government less than a day after a brawl on the floor of congress injured several opposition lawmakers.

Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles walked in a crowd of supporters through upscale neighborhoods in the east of Caracas during a march to celebrate International Workers’ Day.

He called for an end to a government crackdown on his backers, and reiterated plans to challenge his narrow election loss in both Venezuelan and international courts.

In downtown Caracas, the government held its own march, featuring songs praising President Nicolas Maduro and his mentor, late president Hugo Chavez.

Both sides appeared to be trying to avoid confrontation by choosing separate locations and calling for peaceful demonstrations, although tensions were running high.


May 1, 2013

Robots Sent Into Mayan Tunnels To Investigate Mysterious Spheres

Hundreds of mysterious spheres lie beneath the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, an ancient six-level step pyramid just 30 miles from Mexico City.

The enigmatic spheres were found during an archaeological dig using a camera-equipped robot at one of the most important buildings in the pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan.

"They look like yellow spheres, but we do not know their meaning. It's an unprecedented discovery," said Jorge Zavala, an archaeologist at Mexico's National Anthropology and History Institute.

PHOTOS: The Temple of the Feathered Serpent

The Mesoamerican ruins of Teotihuacan, a World Heritage Site, represent one of the largest urban centers of the ancient world. Thought to have been established around 100 B.C., the pyramid-filled city had more than 100,000 inhabitants at its peak, but was abandoned for mysterious reasons around 700 A.D. -- long before the Aztecs arrived in the 1300s.

May 1, 2013

New Zealand Department Of Internal Affairs Lists Rejected Baby Names

The list of 77 names reveals one child was set to be called "Anal" before the Department of Internal Affairs vetoed the proposal, while another narrowly avoided being dubbed "." or full stop.

Other names on the list included "4Real", "V8", and "Queen Victoria".

In some cases, parents appeared to have lost any inspiration for coming up with a moniker for their offspring, wanting to call the latest addition to the family simply "2nd", "3rd" or "5th".

The department's rules forbid any name that might imply a child holds an official title or rank, so "King", "Duke" and "Princess" were among those that had been turned down most since 2001.

"Justice" was the most popular, having been rejected 62 times, although "Justus" and "Juztice" also failed to gain official approval.


Would Penn Jillette's daughter Moxie Crimefighter make the list?
May 1, 2013

German Model Rides Train In The Buff - And No One Notices

A STUNNING model gives fellow commuters a wake-up call to remember by riding the train completely starkers.

The brunette wore only glasses and shoes for her nude ride to work.

And in place of clothes, she daubed herself with words describing what they might have expected her to have been wearing.

The woman carried out the stunt in Dusseldorf, Germany.

After boarding a train without blushing, the lady ensured she purchased a ticket before taking her seat as normal.


"A guy gets on the train and dies - you think anyone will notice?" - Tom Cruise in "Collateral"
May 1, 2013

Twins Set World Record - Born 87 Days Apart

As Maria Jones-Elliott hugs her two babies, she hails them as “little miracles”.

For twins Amy and Katie were ­incredibly born 87 days apart.

Maria went into labour four months early, giving birth to Amy – but Katie did not arrive until three months later.

Their incredible births will now ­become a Guinness World Record for the “longest interval between the birth of twins”. The previous record is 84 days.

Doctors have told Maria and husband Chris they have achieved the medical equivalent of winning the lottery, with both girls surviving and healthy.

Maria, who has two other children, told how she was torn between joy and worry after Amy’s dangerously early arrival as Katie stayed in her womb, clinging to existence.

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May 1, 2013

Donald Trump: Was His Father An Orangutan Or A Caterpillar?

Remind you of anything? The caterpillar that looks just like property mogul Donald Trump

There's no denying Donald Trump is a big wig - but researchers have photographed a caterpillar that bears an uncanny resemblance to the property mogul's hair.

With its brightly coloured, carefully parted 'do' the bizarre looking caterpillar has been compared to the U.S property mogul's unique look.

The creature was spotted in the Amazon by friends Jeff Cremer, 34 and Phil Torres, 27, who run photography tours from Posada Amazonas, a 30 bed rainforest lodge in Peru.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2317145/Caterpillar-looks-just-like-property-mogul-Donald-Trump.html#ixzz2S3sYRtX7
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May 1, 2013

Dumb Criminals: Peeping Toms Fall Through Women's Room Of Movie Theater

According to arrest warrants, the manager said he thinks the men went up through the men's restroom, crawled over to the women's and then fell through landing directly inside the stalls. An officer wrote that the men were “invading the privacy” of various customers.

A theater employee allowed Channel 2’s Kerry Kavanaugh inside to see the aftermath of the crash landing. The employee believes the men landed in the stalls.

The suspects, 26-year-old Eduard Petrovich Kovynev and 27-year-old Eduard Alexander Kovynev, are both charged with peeping Tom and criminal damage to property. They have since bonded out of jail.


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