Thursday, August 12, 2010

K-Rod Arrested
Mets relief pitcher Francisco "K-Rod" Rodriguez was arrested at Citi Field after assaulting his father-in-law. The good news is the Mets have finally found a decent hitter!

Early Man and Tools
Archaeologists have found evidence that early humans started making and using tools even before their brains developed to our current larger size. We still see this today with the people who stand in line for 6 days to buy an iPhone.

Government-owned GM is likely to offer shares of stock to the public in an IPO this month. The stock is going to be advertised as "Fannie Mae on Wheels!"

August 12th

1480: In the Battle of Otranto, Ottoman troops behead 800 Christians for refusing to convert to Islam. Liberal Europeans then demand that a Mosque be built a block away from their graves.

1914: World War I: Britain declares war on Austria-Hungary; France just declares war on the hyphen.

1994: Major League Baseball players go on strike. The work stoppage forces the cancellation of the 1994 World Series and reduces incidents of public spitting and crotch scratching by 67%.


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