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January 2nd, 2009
05:58 PM ET

Beat 360° 1/2/09

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Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

Japanese monkeys gather to soak in a hot spring at a snow-covered valley in Yamanouchi town, central Japan January 2, 2009.

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soundoff (200 Responses)
  1. Bob - Massillon, OH

    They sure better have some heated towels when we get out of here.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  2. Janine from PA.

    Those march of the penguins should try this to keep warm.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  3. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Oh, those whackey Japanese monkeys!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  4. Renee

    I know it's cold but does PETA know you're wearing fur

    Renee
    Niagara Falls

    January 2, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  5. CAMERON COX

    "Hai Hai we're the Monkees."

    Cameron Cox
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    January 2, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  6. Janine from PA.

    Hey hey we're the monkees, and people say we monkey around!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  7. Gary Shaw Washington DC

    Monkeys in Japan practicing for global warming

    January 2, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  8. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Typical Japanese family enjoys a liesurely public bath!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  9. Dick Morris

    And this is supposed to be fun!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  10. Fred Kopp

    Don't look at me. YOU had the beans.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  11. Martha(from NashvilleTN)

    GEE I'm depressed–2009 is no big deal; the crisis in the Middle East is a real bummer!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  12. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Breaking News: New mod hair style takes Japan by storm!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  13. Judith

    Saru mo ki kara ochiru
    Even monkeys fall from trees

    Japanese proverb especially relevant today.

    Slidell,La.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  14. Joseph Carlson, San Diego, CA

    So it's agreed, Burris has to get past us before he can get to the Senate.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  15. James J. Fassler Mill Valley,Ca.

    This is a lot more FUN than being in a BARREL !

    January 2, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  16. Marty Morton, Illinois

    Part of the Polar Bear Club...? No. We lost our keys in here somewhere!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  17. Gary Shaw Washington DC

    The pre-election American Economy...
    Hear no evil, See no evil, Speak no evil, no matter how hot or high the water gets.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  18. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Japanese mokeys go GREEN by bathing together!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  19. Dulcie, Denver, CO

    Hear no evil, See no evil and Speak no evil join the Polar Bear Club.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  20. Jennifer Lane, New Rochelle, NY

    Waking up in a hot tub with two strange monkeys, Bonzo realizes that that 4th Cosmopolitan was probably a bad idea.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  21. Paul - Castro Valley, CA

    So its true CNN is all about Monkey Business or Politics !!!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  22. Mike in Ithaca, NY

    We see, hear and speak evil. What's it to you?

    January 2, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  23. Maria Isabel, RJ, Brazil

    Monkeys in a ofurô (bath) natural.
    Nature is wise and always finds a way to resolve their difficulties.
    We should follow their examples.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  24. Candace from Canada

    Japan’s version of the “Big 3″ get ready for their trip to Washington.

    Candace
    Yellowknife, NT
    Canada

    January 2, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  25. Ruben, Houston, TX

    Does this ice cold water make my hair look big?

    January 2, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  26. Greg, Austin Tx

    Don't worry, Obama will save us. Has anybody seen Obama?

    January 2, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  27. Brian A.Kryzanski, Oxford, CT

    CEO Purgatory:

    I told you guys we shouldn't of flew in on the private Jets.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  28. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    This is my favorite way to fish! Not only do we get good meal, but every time you catch a fish it feels GREAT!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:41 pm |
  29. Anthony - Apex, NC

    Three monkeys are left expressionless upon hearing that their uncles are Big 3 CEO's, Rick Wagoner, Alan Mulally and Robert Nardelli.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:41 pm |
  30. David

    Hair transplants gone wild!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  31. Jennifer Lane, New Rochelle, NY

    "Oh no, here comes Sarah Palin!"

    January 2, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  32. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Uhhhh, Fred, next time we all take a bath together, maybe you should go a little lighter on the wasabi!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  33. Lisa in Tampa

    Wolf Blitzer's bandmates relax before Wolf arrives for the reunion tour.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  34. James J. Fassler Mill Valley,Ca.

    WHO'S THE THIRD WHEEL ???

    January 2, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  35. Tyson, Modesto, CA

    "All this talk of bulls and bears...we got soaked last year."

    January 2, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  36. Aaron -Columbus, OH

    And that crazy, hockey-mom said that global warming was a joke.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  37. Jennifer Lane, New Rochelle, NY

    "When we get out of the hot tub, let's thank congress for that bailout money!"

    January 2, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  38. Tammy, Berwick. LA

    Sake, Geisha girls, hot springs-man are the perks great now that Hillary is Secretary of State and she put Bill in charge of entertainment.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  39. Paul - Castro Valley, CA

    Monkey # 1 " but everybody pees in the pool "
    Monkey # 2 " Not from the diving board "

    January 2, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  40. Maria Isabel, RJ, Brazil

    Each has the fireplace it deserves.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:33 pm |
  41. Betty Ann, Nacogdoches,TX

    " What a party we had with Anderson and Kathy but I have to ask: Where did we get these wigs?"

    January 2, 2009 at 6:32 pm |
  42. Terry Kappel - Woodstock

    squatters are already beginning to stake out viewing locations to the Obama inauguration....

    January 2, 2009 at 6:32 pm |
  43. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Oh no - I think I just caught another fish (or should I say one just caught me)!!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:32 pm |
  44. Don, WA

    "Honey, I know I promised we'd go to hawaii for vacation, but we need to budget in this economy right now – just pretend your on a ski vacation in St. Moritz – people pay a lot of money over there to do this kind of thing."

    January 2, 2009 at 6:31 pm |
  45. Charles in Harbor Springs, Michigan

    "Dude, stop with the bubbles! If I wanted a jacuzzi I'd be hanging out at the AIG junket."

    January 2, 2009 at 6:31 pm |
  46. Juan Juarez The Woodlands, TX

    Unknown Bush political appointees find themselves out in the cold as Obama's inauguration date approaches. Oy vey!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  47. Michael Kajdas Chicago, IL

    That wasn't me! These must be sulphur springs or something.

    January 2, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  48. Cliff Jones

    Quiet, Fur Coats and masks will not get us out of this mess!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  49. Maria Isabel, RJ, Brazil

    Nothing better than a good hot bath, be embraced with someone and watch a good TV show.
    Japanese monkeys: we see in AC360 (Laughing. ..)

    January 2, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
  50. Alheli Picazo ("Ala-Lee Picasso"), Calgary, Canada

    In a testimate to just how brutally cold this winter has been, local zoos are providing all the animals with their very own Parkas!

    January 2, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
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