The Null Device


Don't you just hate it when...: A runner in Wisconsin is getting rabies shots after a bat flew into his mouth.

But the winged mammal did more than just strike his face. Much to the surprise of Schmitt -- and probably to the surprise of the bat as well -- the critter had swooped into what might seem an ideal bat habitat: a warm, dark nook, namely Schmitt's open mouth.


Burn down the disco, and hang the blessed DJ: A New York Post columnist has been denounced as a racist for describing recently deceased pop star of colour Aaliyah as an "undistinguished singer of forgettable pop songs". Black activist Reverend Al Sharpton is demanding that the New York Post apologise and punish the columnist in question, Rod Dreher.