Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Heat of the Moment, Look Ma No Cavities!, -and- Home Alone

In the News Today
  • The Heat of the Moment - Tree-rings prove climate was WARMER in Roman and Medieval times than it is now - and world has been cooling for 2,000 years
  • Look Ma No Cavities! - New chemical makes teeth cavity-proof
  • Home Alone - Man accused of binding wife with chains, beating her for 10 years

    Technology in the News Today
  • Report: San Fran Dumps Macs Over Apple's EPEAT Pullout
  • Malware Targeting Multiple Operating Systems Detected
  • HBO Connect Offers Fans Virtual Front Row Seats at Comic-Con

    Born on this Day in History: July 11, 1899 - E. B. White joined The New Yorker magazine as writer and contributing editor in 1927, a position he held for his entire career. He wrote three books for children, including Stuart Little (1945) and Charlotte's Web (1952). In 1959 he revised The Elements of Style by the late William Strunk, Jr., which became a standard style manual for writers. White earned a Pulitzer Prize special citation in 1978.

    On this Day in History: July 11, 1804 - In a duel held in Weehawken, New Jersey, Vice President Aaron Burr fatally shoots his long-time political antagonist Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton, a leading Federalist and the chief architect of America's political economy, died the following day.

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