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News the Media Missed This Week!

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The media does a pretty good job covering the major news stories. Sometimes, however, they miss some. My mission? To search for the most interesting stories not covered by traditional news outlets -- and present them to you. Here, then, are this week's news items the media missed -- presented in quick & easy, photo & caption format -- perfect for today's busy professional -- and for you! Enjoy!

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Jay and Conan answer a reporter's question, "Which of you is responsible for torpedoing the other's career?"

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The Swiss once again take First Prize in the International Urinal Design Competition.

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San Francisco Owl regrets having taken too much LSD in the Sixties.

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Woman returns dog to pound because "He weirds me out."

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The recession finally catches up with McDonalds.

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New Jersey housewife has extreme reaction to flu shot.

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New Olympic sport, pingnosis, combines ping-pong and hypnosis.

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Dairy industry introduces new way to determine when eggs go bad.

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Virginia man wins Worst Neighbor Award for 3rd Year in a Row.

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Husband sues wife for abusive relationship.