Real-Life 'Sex and the City'

Sometimes it can be a very bad thing to share the love.

New York cops charged a randy couple with a lewd act after a leafy October sex romp along a block in Brooklyn, according to the New York Post.

Police caught Caitlin Clonan, 21, bare-bottomed with boyfriend Philip Conlon, 24, sprawled on top.

"People make mistakes," Clonan told The Post yesterday. "This is the biggest one I ever made."

Police said Clonan was naked from the waist down, with her pants around her ankles. Conlon still had his pants on — but cops found a bag of cocaine in his pants pocket and arrested him for drug possession.

"It's not what the police officer thought he saw," Clonan told The Post. "We were walking down a dark street in Brooklyn. I didn't think it was a big deal. We started making out, and one thing led to another. There was some nudity — but I really regret it."

Bank Robber Kindly Gives Teller His Address

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — A note handed to a bank teller demanding $20, $50 and $100 bills "the quicker the better" was written on a pay stub that led police to a robbery suspect even though the name and address were crossed out with a marker.

"It wasn't a huge forensic undertaking," Steven Moran, Bensalem director of public safety, said Wednesday. "We just put it under a light."

The FBI charged Michael Drennon, 26, of Philadelphia, with robbing the Wachovia Bank in Bensalem on Friday. Drennon, who had been living in a halfway house while on probation, was being held at the federal detention center in Philadelphia pending a hearing scheduled for Friday.

It couldn't immediately be determined if he had an attorney.

The man who slipped the teller the note Friday left the bank with about $2,500, authorities said. Police said Drennon had about $1,800 on him when he was arrested.

— Thanks to Out There reader Ryan M.

Always Look Before You Sit

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — At first, the family thought their daughter was hallucinating when she told them that a python had stuck its head out of the toilet.

But after deciding to investigate for themselves, they too saw the 8-foot yellow and black python peering from inside the traditional squat toilet, The Star newspaper reported Monday.

Firefighters later trapped the python at the home in southern Johor Bahru city and released it into a nearby jungle, the report said.

Firefighters were not immediately available for comment, and it was unclear how the snake slithered into the toilet.

University Markets 'Brainy' Calendar

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A new calendar called "Big Brains" will feature artistically enhanced brain scans of University of Illinois campus administrators, faculty, staff and students.

"It's a mix of being somewhat whimsical, with a nod to science and the things we do on this campus," said Tracey Wszalek, associate director of the Beckman Institute's Biomedical Imaging Center.

The images for each individual will highlight a particular brain region or function that each person uses in his or her job.

The brain image of university President B. Joseph White's assistant will emphasize an area of the brain used for multitasking.

The scan of Chancellor Richard Herman's brain will feature blood vessels to illustrate how he is connected to all areas of the campus.

And the illustration for a food science professor will consist of layered images of her brain arranged in the shape of the food pyramid.

Wszalek said all the calendar models were enthusiastic about the project.

"They are like kids in a candy shop because we let them take a picture home," she said. "Everyone loves a picture of their brain."

The calendar is expected to be in bookstores around Thanksgiving.

Wallet Found 43 Years After It's Lost

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A worker found a wallet that was stolen from a serviceman 43 years ago in a bus station.

Robert Gibson, who had been in the Air Force, got a call about the wallet Thursday.

"Before he could even say a word, I said, 'You found my wallet,'" said Gibson, 70, of Linwood, N.C. "How it got where [it was found] I don't know."

Gibson stopped in Pittsburgh while returning from serving almost a year and half in Germany as a staff sergeant repairing airplanes. He had decided to take a hot shower before boarding his bus to Clarksburg, W.Va., in 1962.

LeRoy Fillmore, an asbestos removal technician, found the wallet Wednesday in the former Greyhound station, which is being demolished.

After noticing an Air Force identification card, Fillmore called an Army recruiting office, where Capt. Jason Hearn was able to track down Gibson.

Gibson was happy to have his wallet back, even though it was empty of the $300 he had.

"I want it for sentimental reasons," he said. "It's not every hip 'n' stitch that someone finds the wallet they lost 40 years ago."

Singing Peacekeepers to Sleep

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA, Serbia-Montenegro (AP) — Getting a good night's sleep in the Balkans can be rough for peacekeepers bunking in a military camp far from home and family for months at a time. Now Danish researchers have come up with an unusual solution — MusiCure, a soft pillow that chirps like a bird and is designed to sing soldiers to sleep in Kosovo, Iraq and other hotspots.

With built-in speakers, the white pillows release sounds from nature combined with acoustic instruments such as cellos to provide a serenade designed to help stressed-out minds shed unpleasant thoughts.

Its designers say that if it works, the pillow one day could join rifles, flak jackets and helmets as part of the basic equipment soldiers carry into conflicts.

In Kosovo, 10 pillows provided by Denmark's Defense Academy have become popular among the 340 Danish soldiers deployed here, said Maj. Helmer T. Hansen, the battalion surgeon at the Danish military clinic in the province.

Soldiers can keep the pillows for two weeks, said Hansen, ticking off their benefits with the air of a hypnotist.

"You will not think about what is maybe happening with your wife at home, or your children," he said. "All thoughts will disappear, images will be created — forests, beaches, mountains. And then you will fall asleep."

The pillows are part of a trial that began a month ago. So far, about 20 Danish troops in need of relaxation and some quick sleep in the often ethnically tense province have used them to get some shuteye.

Compiled by's Andrew Hard.

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