Originally posted by Associated PressOn a joint mission to set a record and also inspire world peace, Sri Lankan Suresh Joachim extended his passion for offbeat challenges by running on a treadmill almost nonstop for a week.
He completed the record bid Saturday at a Paris gym, logging 346.75 miles over 168 hours and outdoing the existing best for the greatest distance covered on a treadmill in one week.
I still can't figure out how jogging on a treadmill or a petition to the UN will bring about world peace, but I'll give him credit for trying.
Former President and First Lady Clinton honor President Reagan by catching some Z's (drudgereport.com)
“Do you believe in UFOs, astral projections, mental telepathy, ESP, clairvoyance, spirit photography, telekinetic movement, full trance mediums, the Loch Ness monster and the theory of Atlantis?” “Ah, if there's a steady paycheck in it, I'll believe anything you say.”
--Janine and Winston, Ghostbusters
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Thanks for the praise. I think to compare the two would be unfair; Manhunter is an excellently crafted 80s-style thriller, but one which doesn't seem to have a particular interest in Thomas Harris' original ideas.