Two news items caught my attention today. Though they don’t actually have anything to do with each other, reading them one after the other evokes a certain comic-book planet: An international team of astronomers from Switzerland, France and Portugal have discovered the most Earth-like planet outside our Solar System to date. The planet has a [...]
THE ALGORITHM CONSTANTLY FINDS JESUS THE ALGORITHM KILLED JEEVES THE ALGORITHM IS BANNED IN CHINA THE ALGORITHM IS FROM JERSEY This is rich; hope you don’t mind Chris! Explanation here.
Posted by Deb in Alien Invasions, April Foolishness, Blog, Fun, Oddly Enough, Plain foolishness, Technology, Would you like to play a game?, You have got to be kidding on April 21st, 2007 | 2 Comments »
Oh, you have got to be kidding me: A U.S. military brigade is constructing a 3-mile-long concrete wall to cut off one of the capital’s most restive Sunni Arab districts from the Shiite Muslim neighborhoods that surround it, raising concern about the further Balkanization of Iraq’s most populous and violent city. U.S. commanders in northern [...]
In the spirit of peace, love, and general awesomeness, I high-five you! National High Five Day falls on the third Thursday of April each year, which falls this year on April 19, 2007. The holiday originated at the University of Virginia in 2002, and has since spread across the nation, and around the globe. Imagine [...]
Buzz Aldrin announced something awesome today: a lottery to send some lucky winner into space. Details of the competition are still sketchy, Aldrin said at a space investment conference on Wall Street Tuesday, with the legal status of selling lottery tickets still to be resolved. He said the idea was to offer the top prize [...]