Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald:  “Unemployed Man Sells Self”

The question is: did anyone buy him?

Ireland, Independent:  “Fined For Obnoxious Scream”

His name was Glenn Beck.

Russia, Moscow Times:  “Turkmenistan Forms Space  Agency”

So, that’s where the aliens go?

Canada, Toronto Star:  “We Are Not Shocked By What Happens”

In a world where Michele Bachmann is a candidate for president, what could be more shocking?

China, China Daily:  “Farewell To Ming Dynasty”

Hello to Communist one!

UK, Guardian:  “Penis Cut Off ”

I hope this is nothing to be gay about.

Sweden, Local:  “Police Launch Condom Crackdown”

It is designed to get more babies.

Army Times:  “Delta Charges Veterans Baggage Fee”

However, it is only for the alive ones. They are patriotic.