January 2007

Top 26 Physics Stories of the 2006

Other top physics stories for the year, in no particular order, are listed below with links to pertinent PNU items (and sometimes figures) from the past year. Everything from the new high precision (0.76 parts per trillion uncertainty) measurement of the electron’s magnetic moment to the sharpest object ever made and much more. read more | digg story

Murdered for being an atheist.

On October 18, 2004, Arthur Shelton, a self described Christian and Eagle Scout, murdered his friend and roommate, Larry Hooper, because Hooper didn't believe in God.

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TWIT makes Time Magazines Top 10 Podcasts

This Week in Tech (TWIT) made Time Magazines top 10 list for best podcast of 2006. Unfortunately the others don't seem truly representative of the majority of podcast listeners. It almost looks as if the author just took a snapshot of what iTunes shows as their top podcasts. Anyways congratulations to the TWIT cast.

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to Induct Van Halen Roth & Hagar to be honored

On March 12th the newest batch of Hall of Famers will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. This years crew includes Van Halen and its two most popular front men. read more | digg story P.S.

Madonna on Today Show

Madonna was on the Today Show.

You can borrow my coat Madonna.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16566468/

Husbands changing last name

Some laws in the US make it difficult for men to take their wife's last name.  This is messed up.

I know of 2 men I went to high school with that changed their last names to their wives and I don't believe it was that difficult for them.

CTV.ca - California man files lawsuit to take wife's name

Golden Globes

Ok, so I don't have a tv, but I am getting a minute by minute update on a web site.

theenvelope.com

At this point Jennifer Hudson and Eddie Murphy have won awards, both for their roles in DreamGirls.  Yes, that's what I said, Eddie Murphy.  Holy Crap!!!

The Daily Show: Klingons in the White House?

When a senator accuses some White house officials of being "faux Klingons", Jon Stewart brings up the Sr. Star Trek analyst: Leonard Nimoy!

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Andy Griffith vs Patriot Act

Opie gets schooled. Now if we could just teach Bush.

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