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KRYSTAL BALL IN YOUR VOTES' FUTURE?
We've seen the future of The Hill's 50 Most Beautiful People list, and it has Krystal Ball all over it. The lovely 27-year-old mother of a 1-year-old girl wants to make the world a better place for her daughter, so she's running for office in Virginia's first congressional district. (NBCWashington.com)
SHE JUST WON'T GO AWAY
Miss California and Miss USA runner-up, Carrie Prejean, tossed around in the battle over gay marriage, will be a one-day guest host for Fox News Channel's popular morning show Fox & Friends, Whispers learns. She will host the 6 a.m.-to-7 a.m. slot on May 27, filling in for Gretchen Carlson—the 1989 Miss America—who will be off that day. The decision to make her a one-day cohost was finalized yesterday—the same day Prejean and Miss USA owner Donald Trump appeared on Fox & Friends. (US News)
GET YOUR HAIR DID LIKE THAT BLAGO KID
Just when we thought we'd heard "bleep'n" everything. A Chicago-area company is marketing hair products inspired by ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The shampoo and conditioner carry the brand name "BLAGO It's Bleep'n Golden!" The owner of Delta Laboratories Inc. of Elk Grove Village says the idea came to him one night. (MSNBC)
DIPPIN' DOTS COFFEE?
The guy who reinvented ice cream is desperately trying to reinvent his company — before it melts. More than two decades ago, microbiologist Curt Jones devised a way to flash-freeze ice cream into colorful pellets about the size of BB's. Now in a tough economy, the outside-the-box company he founded, Dippin' Dots, is searching for a new concoction to take it beyond the quirky-but-costly ice cream's seasonal popularity in amusement parks and stadiums. (USA Today)