It's been a while since I did one of these but a few links have really got me in the mood.
First this one taking a sideways glance at the BP situation in the Gulf of Mexico.
Obviously I'm shocked by the environmental disaster that is unfolding, it really conflicts with my green credentials. Speaking of Green.
On the theme of the World Cup of course the story is the fellowship of the people playing those little plastic horns, aka Vuvuzeala's. They may sound like a hornets nest, maybe that is what they are.