Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Smell That Smell, Twins, -and- Honk!

Smell That Smell - lethal levels of air pollution in filthy Florida home
Twins - man Googles own name, finds mirror image of himself
Honk! - Scottish children get nose-blowing lessons

On this day in history: July 12, 1979 - It is "Disco Demolition Night" at Chicago's Comiskey Park, where baseball tickets cost only $.98 if the purchaser brings along a disco record for the bonfire. During the second game of the doubleheader, thousands of vinyl LPs fly onto the field, generating enough chaos that the White Sox are forced to forfeit. ranked as the number one U.S. Web site last week, displacing Yahoo's top-rated email gateway and Google's search site, Internet tracking firm Hitwise said on Tuesday. MySpace accounted for 4.46 percent of all U.S. Internet visits for the week ending July 8, pushing it past Yahoo Mail for the first time and outpacing the home pages for Yahoo, Google and Microsoft's MSN Hotmail.

It is cool this morning! It was a mere 73 degrees when I arrived at my office at 8:15 AM. It is forecast to be well past 100 degrees this weekend, but for now it is cool.