Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Sony Hackers
Hackers got the personal data for 77 million people who play Sony PlayStation games online. But it's not clear if getting the credit card numbers for a bunch of guys who still live with their parents is worth anything.

Starbucks Moves Up
Starbucks is now the #3 US restaurant chain behind McDonalds and the place next to Starbucks that actually has TWO bathrooms.

Cover Blocks?
Prince wants to make it illegal for anyone to cover his songs. Of course, Prince has taken care of that by not writing a decent song in 20 years.

Draft Night
The NFL draft is tomorrow night. For these top college athletes, it's like graduation... especially for the players who can't spell "graduation."

Poll Results
A new Washington Post survey shows that pessimism about the debt is on the rise... especially since all the pollsters asked everyone surveyed for a few bucks to help bail out the Washington Post.

April 27th

1509: Pope Julius II places the Italian state of Venice under interdict… he is then attacked by an army of angry pigeons.

1667: The blind and impoverished John Milton sells the copyright of Paradise Lost for £10… actually, it was £5, but he couldn’t see the difference.

2005: The superjumbo jet aircraft Airbus A380 makes its first flight from Toulouse, France. It takes the plane’s 500 passengers 75 hours to get through security.


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