In the News…

In the news logoA do-it-yourself DNA paternity test is available in New York. Of course the only people not concerned about paternity are the ones who do-it-themselves.

The U.S. deficit has its biggest share of the economy since 1945. The only question is whether it is because the deficit has gotten bigger or the economy has gotten smaller.

 

IBM computer “Watson” won at “Jeopardy!” against two all-time champions. Besides winning several thousand dollars, Watson already has more dates lined up than all past champions combined.

 

Lindsay Lohan will read the Top Ten list on David Letterman’s show tonight. The audience is primed to see what happens. Will Dave hit on Lindsay, or will she be able to walk off with his watch?

 

Donald Trump says he is interested in buying a majority share in the Mets. He is also considering a run at the presidency. Apparently he has a real need to take up lost causes.

 

IBM is battling China to have the world’s fastest super computer. IBM wants the prestige, and China needs it to keep up with how much money we actually owe them.

 

Clothing prices are expected to rise 10% in the spring. The reasons are increases in the price of cotton, the rising cost of labor and the fact that making clothes for Americans takes 10% more material than for anyone else.

 

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Everthing I need to know I learned from a snowman

It’s okay if you’re a little bottom heavy.

SnowmanHold your ground, even when the heat is on.

Wearing white is always appropriate.

Winter is the best of the four seasons.

It takes a few extra rolls to make a good midsection.

There’s nothing better than a foul weather friend.

The key to life is to be a jolly, happy soul.

We’re all made up of mostly water.

You know you’ve made it when they write a song about you.

Accessorize! Accessorize! Accessorize!.

Avoid yellow snow.

Don’t get too much sun.

It’s fun to hang out in your front yard.

There’s no stopping you once you’re on a roll.

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