After Russia declared they would support Syrian president Bashar al-Assad with military supplies, the Syrian government today confirmed they have received the first delivery of Russian missiles. Following the revelation, Israel announced Assad could also expect an imminent delivery of Israeli missiles.
It was 60 years ago yesterday that Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first people to reach the summit of Mt Everest, the highest place on earth. Which means it was 60 years ago today that Norgay mustered up the courage to admit he left Hillary's car keys at the top of the mountain.
Denise Garrido, the winner of the Miss Canada pageant, had her crown revoked yesterday, 24 hours after being declared the winner. An audit of the votes revealed there had been a counting error in translating the judges' written votes into a computer that tallied the scores. Ms Garrido did admit that in retrospect her controversial "Fuck the nerds, beautiful people rule the world" acceptance speech may have been a mistake.
And finally, scientists in Siberia have found fresh mammoth blood, in a woolly mammoth body they were excavating from ice. In our last 10 seconds here are 10 uses for woolly mammoth blood:
Gargle for mammoth fresh breath Fuck with CSI Cave paint Show stupid elephants what real blood looks like! Throw on fur coats Feed prehistoric vampires Black pudding Put it in a wine bottle - prank! Clone mammoths for UNLIMITED mammoth blood Masturbate