Odd News in Review – June 24, 2009

Odd News for June 24, 2009, Buzz Aldrin is one of the best known persons for being one of the first astronauts to walk on the moon.  That moment in history is memorialized in a photo of him and the American flag in space. Astronaut Aldrin is now a rapper.  Aldrin teamed up with rappers Snoop Dogg, Talib Kweli and Soulja Boy for the song Rocket Experience.  The single was produced by the famous Quincy Jones. Watch now: http://tinyurl.com/nv9nco  The moneys from the sale of the song go to benefit  Buzz  Aldrin’s ShareSpace Foundation, an organization that encourages science and exploration.

The videos of “Rocket Experience” can be viewed on the comedyWeb site FunnyorDie.com . According toTallib Kweli recalls in the video that Buzz contacted him on Twitter… A sample line from the song is set against beats: “We came in peace for all mankind / Imagine a place above the sky / Riding orbits in 90 minutes time / All you need is to come with me / I’ll be your guide.”

Driver tries to steal light poles – on tape! http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=7910643 A New York man caught using his minivan to steal a 30 foot light pole! Has to be seen to be believed!  He couldn’t get it in the back of the van. He tried to put it on top of the van. Camera man – was one of the men installing the poles! Everyone wants to know from the minivan driver – “What were you thinking?”

The oddest yet, Perez Hilton Takes More Punches After Black Eyed Peas Fight. http://tinyurl.com/ln5ye6. Hilton filed a $25,000 lawsuit against band manager Polo Molina. Hilton is seeking undetermined reparation in excess of $25,000 for battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The gossip blogger is now taking blows from gay rights activists – GLAAD, and the Twitter celebrities he follows!

There are a million stories in this odd world. Here are just a few….

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