"Let's leave this clear: Golf is a bourgeois sport," Chávez said during a live broadcast of his TV show in 2009. In the ensuing years, he's systematically shuttered six of Venezuela's golf courses in order to make room for public housing. Vegas won't comment on his president's actions, but it's safe to say the two aren't very fond of one another.
Archeologists in the Czech Republic have discovered what they're calling the first homosexual caveman:
The male body – said to date back to between 2900-2500BC – was discovered buried in a way normally reserved only for women of the Corded Ware culture in the Copper Age ... with its head pointing eastwards and surrounded by domestic jugs.
The big story today is that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is currently appealing an extradition order demanding he return to Sweden to face rape charges, is also an anti-Semite. In an interview published in the latest issue of British satire magazine Private Eye, Assange excoriates the Guardian newspaper and complains of a Jewish-led plot to destroy him.
It goes like this: Asked about a WikiLeaks associate in Russia with a history of anti-Semitism, Assange accused Private Eye of being in cahoots with three other British journalists, all of whom "are Jewish." When the Private Eye reporter noted that one of Assange's accused, Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger, wasn't actually Jewish, Assange told him Rusbridger, whose brother-in-law is Jewish, is "sort of Jewish." Assange, who later in the interview asked the Private Eye reporter to "forget the Jewish thing," allegedly said he believes Jewish journalists are out deprive WikiLeaks of Jewish donations and support.