NBC5 News Today

May 17 - May 21

Updated 5:32 AM CST, Fri, May 21, 2010

Monday, May 17

Strange guests that look like critters appear on a Denver TV station.
 

A skinny dipper is bitten in his private area after falling asleep on a sand dune.

Shaq lip-syncs "Jessie's Girl."

"Funny or Die" shows the dangers of drinking in its "Drunk History" series.

 "How About We?" allows you to pitch your first date idea to find someone special.

Vent about your dates on bad online dates.

A little girl named Jessica motivates herself with affirmations.

Angry Facebook users are revolting on "Quit Facebook Day."

Alabama Agriculture Commissioner candidate carrying a shotgun delivers a stern campaign ad.

A robot officiates a wedding in Japan.


Tuesday, May 18

Chris Klein's "Mamma Mia" audition tape shows why he didn't get the part.

William Shatner screams he's Captain Kirk.

"The Bachelor" video game offers gamers a chance to find love in a digital world.

An action scene pits a bazooka against a snake.

A guy fails to karate chop anything.

A wedding party posing on a dock plunges into the water.

Cleveland's all-stars sing a tribute to keep LeBron James on the Cavaliers.

A waitress loses her job after complaining about a customer's cheap tip on Facebook.

NBC launches "Fan It" offering viewers a chance to earn points.

Bristol Palin will hit the speaker circuit earning up to $30,000 per appearance.

Kiss will sell USBs at concerts to try to end bootlegging.


Wednesday, May 19

A self-proclaimed motivational speaker tries several times to break a wooden board over his head.

A Craiglist ad seeks a beard mentor.

A Baltimore condo association wants owners to fork over their dogs DNA to crackdown on fecal matter around building.

Pretend your typing away  while wasting time with the help of one website.

Improv Everywhere brings the opening scene of "Ghostbusters" to life.

Vice President Joe Biden apologizes for dropping the "F" bomb after the landmark health care legislation passed.

Rent a friend to check out all the insider hot spots of cities around the world.


Thursday, May 20

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Celine Dion makes funny noises when she warms up before a concert.

Nicolas Cage chooses his foods based on animals' sexual habits.

A heavy metal band explains where babies come from to a little boy.

A computer generated shark chews up people in a movie.

The same guy every year changes the one lightbulb atop the St. Louis Arch.

A commemorative wreath hits Ukraine's president in the head.

Huggies is selling denim diapers.

A little girl brings up her mother, an undocumented immigrant, in a conversation with Michelle Obama.

A White House staffer slips in front of the first couple during Wednesday's night state dinner.

Funny or Die is spoofing Dale Patterson's campaign ad for Alabama agricultural commissioner.

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Friday, May 21

"Link With Pink": group of students and teachers from Hinsdale Middle School that made video to raise awareness about breast cancer survivors in their school district

First Published: May 17, 2010 5:53 AM CST

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