News for the Day, July 28th

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek was injured early yesterday morning while chasing a burglary suspect from his hotel room. Doctors responded immediately but were delayed from treating Trebek for more than an hour due to Trebek’s insistence that they issue their diagnosis in the form of a question.

CNN reports that NASA is a week or so away from launching a mission to Jupiter they say will “unlock key secrets of how our solar system was formed”. The spacecraft alone costs more than $1.1 billion, revealing the first key secret about our solar system — the members of Congress who approved this project are the dumbest people in it.

On a personal note, I couldn’t afford a vacation this summer so I’m spending a long weekend on the Facebook page of a guy who lives in Cabo San Lucas.

© 2012 The Monkey Bellhop and John Hartnett

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