Top 11 Headlines That Probably Won't Emerge From the WikiLeaks Dump

More

Some people do Top Ten lists, but this one goes up to eleven. While many, many nuggets of news have emerged from the WikiLeaks cable dump, find below the top headlines that probably won't surface anytime soon:

1. White iPhone Coming to Verizon Next Month
2. Iran Close to Weaponizing Bedbugs
3. Google's Global Robot Army Barely Competent
4. Vladimir Putin Deeply Afraid of Clowns, Mice
5. China Analysts Expect L.A. Food Cart Bubble to Burst Catastrophically in 2011
6. Fake Taliban Negotiator Trained in French Mime School
7. Muammar al-Qaddafi Tired of Wearing Hat
8. Ayatollah Khamenei Still Confused by 'Inception' Plot
9. Justin Bieber at Center of China-Japan Maritime Dispute
10. Ahmadinejad Reveals Feminine Side in Fireside Meeting Atop Bear Rug
11. Kim Jong-Il's Sunglasses Equipped With Backscatter X-Ray Vision Capabilities

Jump to comments
Presented by

Emily Quanbeck and Chris Good

Emily Quanbeck is an editorial project associate at The Atlantic. She has worked in Guyana, France, and India, and now lives in Washington, D.C. Chris Good is a staff editor at TheAtlantic.com, where he writes for the Politics channel. He has previously reported and blogged for The Hill newspaper.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

The Time JFK Called the Air Force to Complain About a 'Silly Bastard'

51 years ago, President John F. Kennedy made a very angry phone call.


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

Video

What Makes a Story Great?

The storytellers behind House of CardsandThis American Life reflect on the creative process.

Video

Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

Video

Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

Video

Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

Video

The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In