This is from BoingBoing, so you’ve probably already seen it, but I just found the picture irresistible. Yes, it looks to the casual viewer as if Mr Ahmadinejad is involved in high-level discussions with Marvin the Paranoid Android, but apparently it’s the president getting a look at the latest product of Iran’s burgeoning robotics industry. You may laugh, but you’ll not be laughing when Ahmadinejad’s secret army of killer robots are deployed to hunt down Jim Denham.
From the same source, attentive mining of IRNA press releases indicates the ayatollahs’ fashion division banning Iranian men from growing mullets – perhaps proving the Tehran regime isn’t so irrational after all – and the critical question of the day is posed. Namely, is Kim Jong Il a fan of Justin Bieber?