Tuesday, May 31, 2011

WHO Cell Warning
The World Health Organization announced yesterday that there is a link between cancer and cell phone use. But it's not as strong as the link between people who use their cell phones on my train in the morning and my fist in their faces.

Christie not Running
Chris Christie told a crowd of political donors in Iowa last night that he is NOT running for president in 2012. Actually, looking at Chris Christie you can see he isn't running for anything.

Geithner Editorial
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has an Op-Ed piece in the Washingpot Post this morning where he calls the bailouts for GM and Chrysler a success. In fact, it's such a success that the administration keeps needing to remind us all the time!

iCloud Announcement
Next week, Apple's Steve Jobs will unveil a new iCloud music storing system that critics ALREADY say is better than Amazon's or Google's... mostly because the iCloud will take in all your music AND all of your money.

Haiti Revision
The U.S. is reducing its estimates for the number of people who were made homeless by the earthquake in Haiti... it turns out only about 25 Haitian people haven't found a place to stay in one of Wyclef Jean's hats.

June 1st

1648: The Roundheads defeat the Cavaliers… but with names like those, it’s not clear if this was part of the Second English Civil War or a battle of the bands.

2001: Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal shoots and kills several members of his family including his father and mother, King Birendra and Queen Aiswarya. He did stuff like this every time he missed his nap.

2003: China begins filling the reservoir behind the Three Gorges Dam… with people.


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