Borrowed from wheres_george, d4b, Slashdot, Fark, and many others:
Internet game provides breakthrough in predicting the spread of epidemics, report scientists
See? Where's George is useful for something! Although if it's any guide, based on my WG hits, I could give the flu to the world.
Borrowed from The Consumerist:
Family Eats Roach Sandwiches at KFC
For roach sandwiches, I would take the $5,000. No one got hurt, killed, or maimed, and diarrhea doesn't merit $5 million.