If The Beans Don't Fit, You Must Acquit

  • Charges have been dropped against Hugh Grant regarding his alleged assault of a paparazzo with baked beans. We suspect this is because, well, do you really want to fuck with someone who resorts to throwing baked beans?[BBC]
  • That dude with TB and a law degree swears he had no idea that TB was either contagious or fatal. We're unconvinced. [CNN]
  • To hell with her first walk: Suri Cruise sent her first-ever Scientologist thank you note! [People]
  • That coke found on Lindsay Lohan? Uh, it might have been middling DJ Samantha Ronson's. [PerezHilton]
  • The strange belongings of the Jackson family (you know, little Michael, Janet, Tito, LaToya, etc.) sold for half a million dollars at auction, which is one of the strangest things we've heard all day. [USA Today]
  • OMG! The latest Harry Potter movie is to open two days earlier than originally slated! [USA Today]
  • Small child. Rubik's cube. Just watch. [Boing Boing]
  • Want to learn to scuba dive? Head to the Eiffel Tower. [NYT]
  • One U.S. casualty is identified today. [DoD]