went extinct. Smarter people drank more. Teenagers were awkward and cool. LEGO got angrier and more aggressive. Typeface mattered. New York got an outdoor library branch. Archaeologists discovered an entire Ancient Maya city. An Egyptian statue moved by itself. Frozen planets came back to life after 400 years. A man survived for two days in an underwater air bubble. Nova Scotia will pay for sex change operations. Russell Brand was better at news than news anchors. Copenhagen got a mural that works like a flipbook. Wearing a mask became a crime. The G8 leaders looked like super-villains. Only five Toronto city councillors voted against the G20 detention centre. The British used the London G20 to spy on other countries. Silvio Berlusconi is going to jail, barred from public office for the rest of his life. Patton Oswald wrote about thievery, heckling and rape jokes. John Semley wrote about Smallville and Kensington and Wal-Mart.