Science Proves Sean Connery Is Bond, James Bond

Science has spoken and the results are shocking, positively shocking.

Psychologists at two U.K. universities have determined that Sean Connery most closely resembles the vision author Ian Fleming had in mind when he created his British spy James Bond, according to a report in the London Telegraph.

Rob Jenkins of the University of Glasgow and Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire created a composite image using all of the actors that Fleming himself said in 1961 had the right facial structure to be his 007 hero.

The technique — called prototyping — combined photographs of Stewart Granger, Richard Burton, David Niven, Patrick McGoohan, James Mason, Rex Harrison and Cary Grant to create the face of Fleming's fictional character.

"We have used face merging technology to create the image of Bond that Ian Fleming had in mind when he wrote his books," Wiseman said. "The image shows a clean-cut, classic looking face which is far more Connery than [Daniel] Craig.

''Perhaps this is another way of resolving the question of who is the best Bond," he added.

Six actors besides Connery have played the British Secret Service agent in the movies — George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Craig.

But the face most resembled the man that many argue is the best James Bond — Sean Connery.

Nobody does it better.

Who Left the Barnyard Door Open? Cause the Weed's Pokin' Through

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Too bad nobody told him his fly was down.

A 22-year-old man was arrested for drug possession after police found a marijuana pipe and drugs stashed in his underwear.

Police made the arrest after they found the man's car stuck in a ditch in Wilson. According to a criminal complaint, the man's pants were undone and officers asked if there was anything illegal in his clothing.

Authorities said they found a pipe and a small amount of marijuana.

The Sheboygan man was charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, felony marijuana possession and operating a vehicle after having his license revoked, police said.

Judge Didn't Buy the 'Awakenings' Defense

CLOQUET, Minn. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy accused of throwing ice water on residents of a nursing home pleaded not guilty Tuesday and was ordered to stay away from all nursing homes.

The teen pleaded not guilty in Carlton County District Court to a felony charge of stalking. County Attorney Thomas Pertler asked that the boy be tried as an adult, and Judge Dale Wolf ordered an evaluation of the boy before an April 24 hearing.

The teen is accused of throwing a pitcher of ice water on a 90-year-old resident of Sunnyside Health Care Center last summer, then of returning in December and January and throwing ice water on an 86-year-old woman.

He allegedly was accompanied by three friends during the incidents.

Staff workers pursued the youths when they ran laughing from the nursing home. The third time, a worker pursued a car leaving the home and wrote down a license plate number.

Pertler said he is awaiting more information about the other youths, all age 15, before he decides whether to charge them with a crime.

God Sometimes Helps Those That Help Themselves

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — If only all criminals were this helpful.

A 24-year-old man called police to tell them he was trying to break into a church, but he was not having much luck.

Police said they found the man waiting at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The man told them he had hoped to get married in the church and was trying to use a metal shovel to break through the doors. He told them he figured they could help.

Officers searched the man and found marijuana. He then invited them to his home, where he told them they would find more drugs.

They did: He showed them his stash of marijuana and stolen prescription drugs.

The man was arrested on charges of criminal damage to property, possession of drugs and paraphernalia, police said.

Town officials were astounded.

"There aren't many arrests like that," Police Chief Jeff Morris said.

Give a Gal a Fish, She'll Slap Ya With It

BULLS GAP, Tenn. (AP) — The folks at Di's Diner were assaulted with a catfish dinner of their own making.

Employee Tina Henry and owner Dwight Jenkins told authorities a "blond, heavy-frame female" tried to slip out of their Bulls Gap eatery, about 60 miles northeast of Knoxville, with a pilfered catfish meal Friday night.

"Tina states that as the suspect was paying, they told her she would have to pay for the dinner in her purse," Hawkins County Sheriff's Cpl. David Lafollette wrote in his report.

"She then became mad, throwing money at the cash register. The suspect then walked outside, and Tina and Dwight followed," the report said.

"The suspect then threw the fish out of her purse at Tina, hitting her in the back."

Henry wasn't hurt, but the $7.99 catfish dinner was ruined.

Witnesses say the suspect fled with a man in a red and black Ford pickup. They didn't get the license number.

Compiled by's Sara Bonisteel.

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