|A screen cap from Col. Chris Hadfield's Facebook feed.|
I mean, there had to be a context for the "average number of mosquitoes" article (which I did not read because, really, who cares?) -- perhaps there had been a really wet spring and there were concerns about a Malaria outbreak? Or disappointment that anti-mosquito treatments had failed?
And other times, it looks like they were desperate for a story -- any story! -- as happened while the world impatiently awaited the birth of the royal baby.
And after the birth, well!
|"Or he may have been sleep-deprived." | People.com|
I can honestly say that I have no idea what Ryan Gosling's natural hair colour is. Not-brown?
|Her look says, "Get a life." | People.com|
Alas, I think this news-free-news trend is going to continue. The 24-hour craving for the latest updates on the minutiae of celebrities' lives is too strong to let it go away. Nevertheless, I shake my head.