The Week: What You Missed

As the world’s population reaches 7 billion we are finally getting a memorial for Martin Luther King Jr., dictator Muammar Gaddafi was shot and antidepressants are the most frequent used drug.

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Sunday, October 16| After a long wait, the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall was dedicated by Obama. As part of his dedication Obama stated, “King refused to accept what he called the ‘isness’ of today. He kept pushing for the ‘oughtness’ of tomorrow. Let us not be trapped by what is. We can’t be discouraged by what is. We have to keep pushing for what ought to be.” Read the full article here.

Viewers leaned back and kicked off their shoes to see the remake of Footloose. The movie earned $16.3 million this weekend.

Monday, October 17| While boys might be using condoms more often now, that did not seem to be the case in past years. According to the UN Population Fund, there will be 7 billion people on Earth.

The Sesame Street YouTube channel got hacked Monday and the site’s content was switched to porn. Kids will never look Tickle Me Elmo the same.

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Tuesday, October 18| Boys, you might not be well endowed but be happy you are not Wesley Warren Jr., the man with a 100 pound scrotum. Suffering from scrotal lymphedema and carries a milk carton and pillow wherever he goes so the boys will be comfortable when he sits.

Girls next time you complain about your gorgeous yet painful high heels this tad bit of information might help. Studies show that high heels have orgasmic potential because your foot is positioned in the same arch as when you orgasm.

Wednesday, October 19| After the scandal last week, Urban Outfitters pulled down all 21 products from the Navajo line, sort of. Most of the products still exist but have different names.

On a more serious note, a successful trial of a vaccine might result in the first shot to fight against malaria.

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Thursday, October 20| As if the shitty economy does not have you down enough read these statistics on depression. According to a new study, antidepressant are the most frequently used medication.

Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was shot dead during a fight in his hometown of Sirte. According to the Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril, “[The country has] been waiting for this moment for a long time.”

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