(from the not sure this is what the holidays are supposed to about dept.) DoD News: Contracts for October 4, 2004: CUBIC Defense Applications Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $7,765,298 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of one Combined Hungarian Range Instrumentation and Simulation Training Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (CHRISTMS) for the … Continue reading “Merry CHRISTMS”
Cell phone calls in flight?: The Federal Communications Commission said that at its Dec. 15 meeting it will discuss possible revisions to rules prohibiting cell phone use on commercial flights. That’s the first step of the process needed to lift the ban. Cell phone use has been banned due to concerns about how it could … Continue reading “As if flying wasn’t already bad enough…”
Man treated after attempting to nail himself to cross: HARTLAND – A Hartland man was treated at a Pittsfield hospital after he nailed himself to a cross. The 23-year-old man apparently was trying to commit suicide Thursday evening in his living room, the Bangor Daily News reported. Somerset County Sheriff Barry DeLong said Monday that … Continue reading “An Example of Poor Planning”
Pete Rose headed to Foxwoods for book-signing: A few weeks after admitting he bet on baseball, Pete Rose is going to an eastern Connecticut casino to sign his new book and dine with high-rollers.
Here’s a bit of unpleasantness brought to you via Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener: A Photographic History of Michael Jackson’s Face The Horror, the horror….
(via WTF Is It Now??) An actual headline from UC Santa Barbara’s Student Newspaper, Daily Nexus Online.