Breakng In A New Firefox

Giving Firefox 1.5 Beta 1 a test run on the Mac. So far it looks nice. Extensions are broke of course but that’s to be expected with beta-ware. Tags: FireFox

More Sadness From New Orleans As Bush Consoles Nation

Yahoo! News: On a day when President Bush declared “there is recovery on the way” in New Orleans, officials made a ghastly discovery of more than 40 bodies inside an evacuated hospital. It was not immediately clear how the patients died. One hospital official said at least a few of the patients were dead before…

German Brewer Makes Worlds Most Alchohol Laden Beer

Yahoo! News: A German brewer has concocted what he says is the world’s strongest beer, a potent drink with an alcohol content of 25.4 percent that is served in a shot glass. “Everyone who has tried it is enthusiastic. It tastes like a quirky mixture of beer and sherry,” said Bavarian brewer Harald Schneider. Schneider,…

Bruce Lee Brings People Together

Yahoo! News: “The ethnically divided Bosnian city of Mostar has agreed to erect a new symbol of unity — a statue of kung fu legend Bruce Lee, worshipped by Muslims, Serbs and Croats. A group of enthusiasts came up with the idea of honoring the childhood hero of the city’s ethnic groups in 2003, on…

Judge Stops Logging On National Monument

Some of the worlds largest and oldest trees have been saved the saw after a federal judge issued an injunction and questioned the lumber companies reasons for not cutting the trees when originally given permission. Mercury News: “A federal judge halted the Bush administration’s bid to keep logging 2,000 acres in Giant Sequoia National Monument,…