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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read Brad's morning jokes.
* According to an expert, Iran may be one month away from developing a nuclear bomb. Have a great weekend, everybody.
* This weekend, Omaha hosts the Cupcake Challenge. It's a 5K run where you have to eat a cupcake after each mile. That's what the world's been missing: a 5K run where you weigh more at the end than at the starting line.
* During Thursday's hearings related to the Obamacare website, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) shouted, "I will not yield to this monkey court." On the congressman's behalf, I hereby apologize to monkey courts for the comparison to the current Congress.
* In two weeks, a European gravity-mapping satellite that's running out of fuel may crash anywhere on Earth. If this thing lands on the U.S., I don't want to hear any more whining from Europe about us monitoring a few cellphone calls.
* The fossilized remains of a dinosaur were discovered in Canada. Now, anthropologists will try to determine the cause of death. Because it's Canada, I'm guessing the dinosaur died of boredom.
* For a new sleep study, NASA is seeking volunteers to stay in bed for 70 days straight. I remember when I was in college, that was called “summer vacation.”
* You will be paid a token sum. It's the same basic principle as serving in the Nebraska Legislature.
* NBC has canceled “Ironside.” I'm guessing it'll be replaced by a show called “Malcolm: Still in the Middle” or “Back To Bonanza.”
* The Husker football team has already had two bye weeks. Congress doesn't get this much time off.
* In the World Series, it's the St. Louis Cardinals vs. the "Mountain Men" from “Deliverance.” Wait, make that the Boston Red Sox. The beards fooled me.
* It was 49 degrees for Game 1 of the World Series. Boston Red Sox players were sticking their hands in their beards to stay warm.
* San Francisco Giants fans are worried that Kanye West proposing to Kim Kardashian at their stadium will curse the team. This is when you know a celebrity's image is not the greatest: There's concern their appearance could create a 200-year-long curse.
* Let's face it: This is not the most exciting Big Ten football season. The winner of the Legends Division will receive the Meh Cup.
* A Lancaster, Calif., man has ended a 45-year streak of running at least a mile every day. In Omaha, he'd be considered a “moderate runner.”