March 24th, 2009
04:44 PM ET

Beat 360° 3/24/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°?

Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too.

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Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

A panda eats bamboo at Beijing Zoo in Beijing, China.

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soundoff (343 Responses)
  1. Praveen Balaji , India

    Hey ! This is no offshoot of the Bailout package from USA

    March 24, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  2. diane epstein

    I would like to have Mr. Madoff join me in my cage. For a dinner of the best Bamboo......in Peking....and he can stay with my for a lifefime if he wishes......

    cleveland, TN

    March 24, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  3. Christine Laursen

    The No Drama Panda...waiting for the new green economy!

    March 24, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  4. Scott Soesbee

    I wonder if they will believe me if I say I never inhaled the grass.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  5. Rob - New York City

    Awww man! Who stole my lighter?

    March 24, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  6. Jacqueline, NY

    Boy, I surely hope they don't legalize marijuana, otherwise, there will be less bamboo for me.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  7. Tarja, Finland

    Yes mama.I`m eating my vegetables!

    March 24, 2009 at 7:21 pm |
  8. Hans

    I got the U.S. economy stuck in my teeth.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  9. Megan - Cohutta, GA

    Why yes this bamboo came from First Lady Obama's garden.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  10. diane epstein

    I have room in my cage for Mr. Madoff. Do you think he will like eating Bamboo with me???????????

    March 24, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  11. Paula Vergara, Boston, MA

    Life in the fast lane forces a panda to contemplate his lack of self-discipline.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  12. Arnold

    Arnold from San Carlos, CA

    To curve the rising smoking rates of kids, the Chinese government experiments on the nicotine shoots.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  13. Linda B., Ga.

    This is Yummy....I wonder if I can sell it to the USA, so they can put it in their pipes and smoke it...

    March 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  14. Tarja, Finland

    I wonder if Gordon Ramsey can cook up something delicious out of this bamboo...

    March 24, 2009 at 7:16 pm |
  15. Jerry D Texas

    Bam Pooooooooo!

    March 24, 2009 at 7:16 pm |
  16. lakan

    My cousins may be able to chew some leaves when Obama passes that law.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  17. richard wagner

    hey you wall street guys in those suits and ties. lets just play here and chew the weed. You can hallucinate than and come up with more schemes

    March 24, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  18. Alexia, St.Louis,MO

    So this is what it feels like waiting to be stimulated.....

    March 24, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  19. I.B. - NYC

    Legalize marijuana! Don't they know that bamboo leads to harder drugs?

    March 24, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
  20. jozef, las vegas, nv

    We will recover... But it will take time, it will take patience

    March 24, 2009 at 7:12 pm |
  21. Lori - Pennsylvania

    I'm glad to be a zoo Panda. I don't have to worry about eating, and I will always have a place to sleep.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  22. Blake Miller - Lago Vista, TX

    Darn that Michael Phelps for stealing my bong – guess I'll just have to eat it!

    March 24, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  23. Marina Poplawski; Santa Clarita, CA

    World's biggest toothpick!

    March 24, 2009 at 7:10 pm |
  24. Gordon Fort Myers, Florida

    You ask what I am doing tonight? I might take a bath, eat some more bamboo, and take a peek at El Presidente del Teleprompters news conference. Wanna come over?

    March 24, 2009 at 7:10 pm |
  25. T.G. - NYC

    If only I was in California... I wouldn't be behind bars.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  26. Janine Wallace

    I'm glad they legalized eucalyptus!

    March 24, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  27. Dee, New York

    Bada boom bada bing, bamboo in Beijing.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  28. Paloma

    A first-class zoo, yet I get a log for a lounger, and some twigs for toothpicks. The economy affects everyone.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:05 pm |
  29. Steve Lindsey, Windsor Mill,MD

    Care to speculate on Bamboo Futures?

    March 24, 2009 at 7:05 pm |
  30. Mike, Kingston, Canada Eh.

    IF I bamboo my self up I'll be big enough to play Po in the next Kung Fo Panda movie, eat as much as I can, have a good laugh, get everyone to forget about their financial woes, then go for gold and take the Oscar for the best performance by a Panda

    March 24, 2009 at 7:05 pm |
  31. June Stevens

    Just doesn't do it for me since they legalized bamboo....

    March 24, 2009 at 7:04 pm |
  32. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    I've got it made in the shade.....( if only I could stop EATING....my shade!!!!!)

    March 24, 2009 at 7:03 pm |
  33. Steve Lindsey, Windsor Mill,MD

    Now ... This is REAL CHinese Food...

    March 24, 2009 at 7:02 pm |
  34. Gary

    Dinner, the prime-time address, then it's off to bed!

    Council Bluffs, IA

    March 24, 2009 at 7:01 pm |
  35. Brandon

    "Looks like we got us a sow here instead of a boar. "

    March 24, 2009 at 7:01 pm |
  36. I.B. - NYC

    Legalize marijuana! Bamboo leads to harder drugs!

    March 24, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  37. Dena, Tennessee

    So......(chomp, chomp).....I'm just hanging around here until some of that stimulus money comes my way and then I'm redecorating this place!.....(chomp, chomp)

    March 24, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  38. April

    What recession??
    Palm Springs, CA

    March 24, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  39. Diane - IL

    And you thought your high fiber diet tasted like twigs and leaves.

    March 24, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  40. Helen , British Columbia, Canada

    Just chillin'

    March 24, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  41. Jon Darby

    It's bamboo, that's all it is. Yesterday it was bamboo. Know what it'll be tomorrow? Bamboo! Left hand dish– bamboo, right hand dish... bamboo! Now do I log in and look at you when you're eating? No I do not! Sheesh. Any wonder we're endangered?

    March 24, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  42. Sara Imhoff, Seattle WA

    Giant Panda Contemplating "If only bamboo could feed the economy"

    March 24, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  43. jerry in hoboken

    AIG bonus executive was found in Beijing Zoo, disguised as a panda. Zookeepers noticed he was hording bamboo from the others.

    March 24, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
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