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“Cam Newton Gay”, “Oregon Cheer-Babes”:The Update’s Top Search Hits

Cam Newton.

WordPress gives users the feedback of showing what Google, Yahoo and Bing searches brought readers to their sites. While the Update has 398 followers that drive most of the traffic and page views of the site, web searches drive in a lot of readers and offer some of the best comments. The Bohunk takes pride in the diverse topics and concerns addressed in the Update, and the serious conversations the site generates. It has been a very successful year (when I have been writing it) and the search results are pretty entertaining too. To celebrate 2012 and one year of blogging with WordPress, I’d like to share with you the top web searches that the Update showed up as a result for.  Here’s the Top Ten: Read More…

Astronomers Discover Tatooine; Jar Jar Binks Still Eludes Arrest For Ruining First Two Movies

"Luke, use the Kepler space telescope to discover those binary stars...." ~ Not What Obi-Wan Said

A long time ago, in a conference room far, far away  in Jackson Hole, Wyoming (the Bohunk’s birthplace, you’ll remember) scientists announced the discover of a planet we already know. Tatooine, or as it’s officially known Kepler 16b after the planetary system is located within, wakes each day with two stars, rotating alongside each other while the planet, far off, revolves around them. Each day on the planet’s surface must be eerily similar to the scene in Star Wars: A New Hope when Luke, a dashingly good-looking farm boy looks out over the desert under two setting suns.

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UFOs Sightings Up 67%, History Channel Reputation Plummets

Look! A potential intergalactic phenomena!

The UFO and conspiracy theorists have been active lately. So active, in fact, that over 500 UFO sightings have been reported a month, up roughly 67% . The Mutual UFO Network, the world’s largest and wealthiest UFO research organisation, says that reports of sightings have been on the rise, especially over the US and Canada. The organization says that while 95% of UFO sightings can be easily explained away, the remaining 5% pose a serious and intriguing question for the scientific community.

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