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From the FreeBSD fortunes files

... it is easy to be blinded to the essential uselessness of them by the
sense of achievement you get from getting them to work at all.  In other
words... their fundamental design flaws are completely hidden by their
superficial design flaws.
		-- Douglas Adams, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
		   on the products of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation

Percentage of 2010 completed (UTC): 16.36988%


Seconds of 2010 completed: 5162405/31536000

Minutes of 2010 completed: 86040/525600

Hours of 2010 completed: 1434/8760


LINCOLN, NE: 29°F, Mostly Cloudy

CHICAGO, IL: 32°F, Cloudy

DUNELLEN, NJ: 46°F, Hazy Sunshine

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX: 65°F, Partly Sunny


Top Stories

  1. Chile troops, police attack post-quake looting (AP)
  2. Obama seeks money, interventions to stem dropouts (AP)
  3. Reports show modest but steady economic recovery (AP)
  4. Clinton to meet with Uruguay's incoming president (AP)
  5. Nearly 200K without power after Northeast storm (AP)
  6. Search resumes for missing California teen (AP)
  7. UK's Prudential buys AIG's Asian unit for $35.5B (AP)
  8. Survey: 26 pct of Americans get news via phone (AP)
  9. Medvedev demands resignations over Olympic flop (AP)
  10. Syracuse No. 1 for first time in 20 years (AP)
  11. Chile rushes troops, aid to quake-stricken towns (Reuters)
  12. Obama's Democrats voice new confidence on healthcare (Reuters)
  13. Afghanistan bans coverage of Taliban attacks (Reuters)
  14. EU tells Greece to do more on budget, markets improve (Reuters)
  15. No pressure, London - "No Fun City" shows how it's done (Reuters)
  16. Al Gore takes aim at climate change skeptics (Reuters)
  17. Storms rip through Europe, kill up to 50 in France (Reuters)
  18. Toyoda slips into China on damage control mission (Reuters)
  19. US plans 'dramatic' cuts in nuclear arsenal (AFP)
  20. Chile calls for aid, looters break quake curfew (AFP)

Word of the day

pablum: something (as writing or speech) that is trite, insipid, or simplistic.

LAB members of the day

  • Vannesa Gwinner, 33, beyond
  • Dessie Kachmar, 81, Lincoln
  • Nigel Deroven, 49, Lincoln
  • Floria Rendon, 82, beyond
  • Rosalee Foran, 59, Lincoln

Wikipedia statistics

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Registered users: 11,785,342

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