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"...as human beings we are capable of making sense of situations based on the thinnest slice of experience."
Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point.
THIS OLD THING: Keith Urban is digging out some of his old T-shirts that he may have worn on stage, or just around town and he's putting them up for auction for St Jude Children's Research. Do you prefer your celebrity T-shirt washed or smelling of Keith? (KC)
THUNDER ON THE HORIZON: Tropic Thunder clung to the top spot at the North American box office for a third straight week. We liked it. Disaster Movie is just that. Probably not that funny with Gustav on the horizon. (KC)
PLAN AHEAD: Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms have been named from lists originated by the National Hurricane Center. Find your name on the Worldwide Tropical Cyclone Names chart and plan your party now. (KC)
FISHY: "It was not a pike, nor a perch, we're sure of that," says Gunner Nilsson the head of a shopkeepers' association in Svenstavik. Bring on the murky video of the Swedish version of the Loch Ness monster. (KC)