Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Seen around and about...

Earth to be destroyed tomorrow morning, when the Large Hadron Collider boots up. "The first attempt to inject a proton beam into the collider tunnel will happen about 3:15 a.m. EDT." Or perhaps not. Get your bet in. Maybe have a "last" beer beforehand, just in case.

Some people really like cake!

Historic obscenity in a eulogy.

Don't sell until you check the date on the story.
A nearly 6-year-old news story on the 2002 bankruptcy filing of United Airlines Corp resurfaced on the Internet Monday, clobbering the airline's shares briefly as some traders mistook the report as current ...

UAL shares fell 76 percent ... The magnitude of the decline may underscore the lack of confidence investors have in UAL

The fate of trees that maybe went into my kitchen cabinets bewailed by mourners. (h/t: Adam Smith) The sort of thing that can make one want to nuke a rainforest.