Once known as a kitschy toy, the ukulele is now a hit with even the hippest musicians. Young people all over the world now comb through YouTube on the hunt for instructional videos to learn to play the four-stringed instrument. And to ukulele fans, Jake Shimabukuro is the big kahuna.
Despite its name, the "pot pig" experiment isn't an attempt to develop a new meaty treat for stoners. Instead, a Seattle butcher is feeding marijuana seeds, stems and root bulbs to swine as a cheeky money-saving measure.
There is word of another controversial leak investigation by the Department of Justice. The target is Fox News reporter James Rosen, who was monitored by the department after breaking a story about North Korea's nuclear weapons program in 2009.
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