Week of July 18, 2011





This text message from my friend best describes my week: "OMGWTF RU serious? game over bro"... My response: "LOL!"


WOW: Amy Winehouse Becomes the Newest Member of the Forever 27 Club


WHILE YOU WHERE SLEEPING: North Korea and Iran increase collaboration on nuclear missile, report claims... [I'm adding this to my watch list... yikes!]


PLAYING THE WAITING GAME: "Great, but what took so long?" That’s what a state attorney general, a whistleblower and various people whose livelihood was harmed by the BP oil spill told The Daily yesterday about U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to audit Kenneth Feinberg’s management of the $20 billion victim compensation fund...


TALES OF THE NEW ECONOMY: Atlantis' landing early Thursday morning marked the end of NASA's 30-year space shuttle program and the beginning of layoffs for the space agency. On Friday, 1,500 shuttle workers are scheduled to get their pink slips. By the time all the layoff notices are handed out, a total of 8,000 workers will have been cut...


PROVING THAT THEY MAY NOT BE THE ONLY ONE: London (CNN) -- A British police investigation into illegal activity by journalists appears to have expanded beyond Rupert Murdoch's disgraced and now defunct News of the World tabloid...


BATTLE OF THE BULDGING: (Reuters) - U.S. public awareness campaigns about sugary soft drinks are under legal attack by beverage makers, which have sued New York City's health department and hit local governments with requests for documents on the science behind the initiatives...


BAD MOVIE BLUES: High-Def Digest Picks: The Worst Blu-rays of 2011 So Far... [I'm glad that is has not gone unnoticed that this blu-ray format is going to waste... all that capacity and quality and we're still getting crap...]


AND IF YOU JUST NEED SOMETHING TO FREAK OUT OVER: 150 human animal hybrids grown in UK labs: Embryos have been produced secretively for the past three years...


GOTTA' GET MY TWITTER-FIX, MAN!!! People deprived of the internet feel 'upset and lonely' and find going offline as hard as quitting smoking or drinking... [They're crazy, I'm not hooked... I'll be off right after I check email, read my Facebook, Update my Twitter, and blog and chat for the next three hours about how they don't know what they're talking about... oh, wait...]