1. Ever wonder what a drop from a dry martini looks like under a laboratory microscope? Now you don't have to.
2. New online services like DateCheck allow you to run easy background checks on prospective lovers.
3. Someone hacked into a giant television screen at a major Bangladeshi airport and screened five minutes of porn. Happy Holidays, Bangladesh.
5. New York Governor David Paterson was just fined $62,125 for accepting five free tickets to see the Yankees play the 2009 World Series. (Given how expensive Yankee Stadium is these days, Paterson may still have gotten away with a bargain.)
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