Jennifer Love Hewitt has shattered the dreams of many men by reportedly turning down an offer to appear in Playboy.
"There was an offer but she declined," Love Hewitt's representative told Usmagazine.com.
A source reportedly said the terms of the proposal weren't discussed.
A very freaky looking bald cat (if you can call it a cat). [via]
This rare part-albino robin was snapped by wildlife photographer Colin Varndell in an East Dorset garden. [via]
Despite how deadly grizzly bears are, Charlie Vandergaw has managed to make a bond with some of them and lives them in an apparent harmony.
The bears in the other photos here do look real but the one above looks like a man dressed in a costume.
The Queen has become the oldest British monarch after she overtook Queen Victoria, her great-great grandmother, at 1700 GMT.
Queen Victoria, who was born on 24 May 1819, lived for 81 years, seven months and 29 days.
The Queen still has a way to go before becoming the longest reigning British monarch. She will claim that record on 9 September 2015, when she would have been on the throne for almost 64 years. Providing she lives that long of course. Link
The Sun has a slightly gruesome photo showing what happened when a visitor to a zoo in India ignored safety warnings and put his hand into a tiger cage to take a photo. Unfortunately for the man, the tigers ripped off his arm and he died of blood loss.
Animal rights protestors pretend to be grocery store meat products to promote a vegetarian holiday season. Link
5 stunning photographs of sunsets in Northern Norway.
The Sun has a list of 10 god awful Christmas cracker jokes including...
How cool is this beard cap? [via]
Cambridgeshire Police has released some audio files of nuisance 999 calls including someone who needed to know today's date, a woman who got distressed when she couldn't find Homebase and a confused woman who was desperate to speak to the Prime Minister.
Fascinating facts about us all. [via]
I didn't realise that there were so many different flavours of Kit Kat. Above is a chestnut flavoured Kit Kat from Japan.
Lifehacker's guide to the best free software and webapps of 2007.
If you haven't already bought any t-shirts from the Threadless sale (I've bought 11 so far!), you're in luck because it has been extended to the 19th December. They've also made it easy for you to quickly see what designs are available in your size.
A 44ft (13.41m) love spoon being carved outside Cardiff Castle is due to be completed in the next few days.
Ed Harrison from Pontsian, Ceredigion, is attempting to break the world record for the largest wooden spoon which currently stands at 25ft 9in (7.86m).
Using a chainsaw, Mr Harrison is carving the spoon out of a felled Red Cedar tree from the Caerphilly area.
It has taken him over a week to finish the spoon which features a heart, cage, dragon and links, all symbolising love. Link
Related: Wikipedia: Love Spoon
It serves 125, takes eight hours to cook and is stuffed with 12 different birds - Turkey, Goose, Barbary duck, Guinea fowl, Mallard, Poussin, Quail, Partridge, Pigeon squab, Pheasant, Chicken and Aylesbury duck. Created by chef Phillip Corrick, the monster roast contains a whopping 50,000 calories! Link [via]
A devoted husband carved a set of 6,000 steps in a mountain over a period of 50 years after he and his older wife eloped to a cave in China. Weird News Asia has the story along with photos and a video.
Does it get any cuter than this? [via]
Purracsts - podcasts featuring nothing but cats purring.
This very cool rooftop swimming pool can be found at the Hotel Elan on Main Street, Dallas TX. [via]
A sleepwalker jumps from the first floor of a building.
Huge chunks of ice fall from 1600 foot TV tower during Dec. 2007 Oklahoma ice storm.
Slashfilm has posted images of some Christmas cards sent out by LucasFilm including this years card (above) which features three rows of pop-up Stormtroopers.
The Kilfitt UKA 659 camerawatch ia a tiny analog camera stuffed into a wristwatch. It's the only one in existence, created as a prototype in the Munich laboratory of famed optician Heinz Kilfitt in the 60's. It has a 1.3mm-10.5mm lens, shutter speed from 1/15 sec to 1/1,000 sec, and it uses a custom film disc. It's up for sale on eBay with a Buy It Now price of almost $60,000. The listing on eBay has more photos of the camerwatch plus images of the film it uses and examples of the photographs it has taken. [via]
A man who was obviously desperate to win a Playstation 3 has painted himself blue for a competition run by Gizmodo. Gizmodo has lots of photos of the man running around a track and visiting a Hooters restaurant.
I hope this hilarious story is true.