Cow Licks "Tasty" House, Homeowner Complains • Sarah Palin Says Kids Must "Obey"

Headline of the day: "Tenn. Man Says Neighbor's Cows Licked $100 In Damage To His House; Home's Tastiness A Mystery." Also, according to the article, his insurance won't cover the damage because it was an "act of cow." •

• The Transportation Security Administration has announced that snow globes will not be allowed in carry-on bags. The reason is that the souvenirs could hold more than the allowed amount of liquid, and security protocol is to discard undetermined amounts of fluid. Plan your holiday travel accordingly. • Every Tuesday at Sardo's Grill & Lounge in Los Angeles, porn industry insiders swarm the place for Karaoke night. It's the place to be if you're interested in the adult industry, or if you care whether your favorite performer has talents outside of the bedroom (Nicki Hunter is apparently quite the singer). • Everyone's favorite homemaker Martha Stewart is set to expand her empire, this time with paint. The Martha-branded colors will be available at Home Depot starting in March. • A Connecticut prosecutor has revealed that he does not plan to bring charges against Sandra Herold, owner of the chimp that mauled and blinded a woman in February. However, the victim's family is suing Herold for %50 million. • Today NPR took a look at Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, a condition in which women (and men) have abnormally low sex drives. Psychologist Lorri Brocco makes the argument that HSDD is defined by male sexuality and does not take into account the differences between male and female arousal, particularly with regards to the significance of fantasies. • A 29-year-old cop has been charged with the rape of an 18-year-old woman on Thanksgiving day. The officer was off-duty, and had gone on a date with the younger woman, who he later assaulted in his Brooklyn apartment. Shawqi Ahmed was arrested Friday by the NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau. • Mary Glasspool has become the second openly gay bishop in the Episcopal church. Some are opposed to Glasspool's election, claiming that it raises "serious questions," but she is looking forward to using her new position to further human rights. "Any group of people who have been oppressed because of any one, isolated aspect of their persons yearns for justice and equal rights," she said. • TMZ cornered Sarah Palin and asked her about the best thing a mother can say to her children. Her response? "Obey... listen to what we say!" Watch the video here.