March 5th, 2012

NEWScoop: Kennedy Makes Santorum Nearly Throw Up, Girl Scouts Fight, Bearcats Exist, Houston Diversifies and a Plane Mutates

Santorum Misinterprets 1960 Speech Given by Senator Kennedy in Houston, Nearly Throws Up
The quote referenced takes place at 1:39. The issue at the time was whether or not Kennedy would take orders from Rome. To Santorum’s credit, he was only 2 at the time of the speech. Chalk it up to poor recollection. Visit TheChron for more.

Don’t Steal from Girl Scouts
That being said, I leave you with this: “Who steals from a Girl Scout? I mean, seriously, it’s like the worst thing ever,” she said. “I hope your face hurts from when Iravia punched you—jerks!” Visit KHOU for more.

Bearcats Exist, No Longer Just the Mascot of Sam Houston State
I know this because two escaped in Harris County. I was always under the impression that bearcats, like the Mean Green of the University of North Texas or the Fighting Artichoke of Scottsdale Community College, were just made up to sound vicious. Liger, anyone? Visit Click2Houston for more.

LOST TV Star Claims Houston Area is More Diverse than New York
It’s not the same Michael Emerson. In any case, this other Michael Emerson, whom we’ll call “the real one”, works at Rice University doing research for Kinder Institute for Urban Research. By digging through old census reports he’s found that the greater Houston area is indeed a melting pot. Visit TheChron for more.

Planes Experience Metamorphosis Midair and We’re Concerned with Box Cutters
Continental Flight 1267 took off from Phoenix on Friday and landed in Cleveland on Saturday as United Flight 1267—an entirely different plane. How? Why? Don’t come to me about box cuttersVisit ABC13 for more.

— The Loop Scoop

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