V.P. wannabe Sarah Palin warmed up the crowd for her boss last night, accusing Barack Obama of coddling terrorists. Oh, and she can make a joke, too! Said Palin: "What's the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull? Lipstick!" Hmmmm... so hockey moms look like dogs?

According to Vanity Fair, Cindy McCain's Monday night outfit cost $300,000! And they would know!

Hit me baby, one more time! Britney Spears is given one last, absolutely final chance to kick off the MTV Video Music Awards. We mean it, and we're serious this time!

A 19-square-mile sheet of ice has broken away from Canada. Scientist blame either global warming or the fact that it's, you know, Canada.

And finally... even Republicans can be adorable. Take a look at how Alaskans comb each others hair, demonstrated by little Piper Palin and her spit-covered palm.