Eavesdropping In: ATM's Are As Dirty As Toilets, Snooki's Top Ten Reasons To Buy Her Book

by Mara Siegler · January 11, 2011

Arizona gunman Jared Lee Loughner isn't getting off for being nuts. State law doesn’t allow verdicts of not guilty by reason of insanity, instead giving juries the option to find a defendant “guilty, but insane.” He'd end up in prison if he’s ever well enough to leave a mental hospital.  [CBS]

Giving new meaning to the term dirty money, a British study shows that ATM's are as filthy as toilets. [Telegraph]

The court case against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has begun. He appeared in a high security court south of London today for a hearing regarding his fight against extradition to Sweden on allegations of sexual assault. The full hearing will be in February. [NYT]

Arianna Huffington ignored the United Airline captain's advice to turn off cell phones aboard a commercial jet to La Guardia this weekend and was pulled for questioning after the flight landed. She wasn't charged, but the story is sensationalized as much as possible. [NYP]

Snooki gave her Top Ten Reasons to buy her book "Shore Thing" on Letterman. J-Woww gave it five "wows," 200 pages of hangover cures. [TVSquad]