Daily Run Down 07/06/2012 Here is today’s Daily Run Down. General News Army unit cuts prompt criticism Massachusetts health-care reform tests impact of employer tax on jobs Happy Birthday Spam Americas favorite canned meat turns 75. Indian police still using truth serum Whos watching the watchers If the ACLU has its way â€¦ you California high-speed rail plan nearing key votes – Chicago Tribune Colorado Wildfire Scar Spotted from Space Texting and Driving is Stupid [infographic] Bond at 50 – Designing 007 â€˜No Child Left Behind Whittled Down Under Obama Alaskan Womens Shelter Will Reopen Lifeguard Says He Chose Saving Man Over Saving Job Why the Gates Foundation is so puzzling Judge orders JPMorgan to explain withholding emails Seventeen magazines vow to celebrate all body types Its about time. After sad visit officer says enough Restaurant unveils 100% ground bacon burger US unemployment stuck at 8.2% as Obama feels the heat on jobs Technology Microsoft confirms enthusiasts fears No more versions of Windows Home Server Windows Server 2012 pares back to four versions looks to give small businesses more bang for the buck Hipmunk sues patent troll after being asked to pay licensing fees See How a Healthy Heart Works — And an Unhealthy One Too — With New iPad App Facebook invests in underwater fiber optic cable project in Asia Amazon smartphone in development says Bloomberg Nifty MiniDrive converts MacBook SD card ports into semi-permanent backup storage As the Tech Turnsâ€¦ Comic Twitter set to unveil revamped search and discovery features New AT T system will allow users to block stolen devices from use – Finally… at least is doing something… only took them long enough. Idiots Armed With Assault Rifles Rob A Van Full Of Apple Gear In France Microsoft confirms Windows 8 testers to get $40 upgrade price too Judge Posner Do Most Industries Even Need Patents WIPO Defied UN Sanctions To Give Computers To Iran… For Its Patent System Wink Wink Apple still trying for water damage indicator patent drop-prone device owners twitch update granted Hewlett-Packard Scores Patent for See-Through Screen Simpler search Cisco apologizes for privacy confusion makes cloud service an opt-in feature Funny July 05 2012 07/04/12 PHD comic The Joy of Research At 1200am a client texted me less than three hours after his new site went live Â wondering why… WIN Fireworks POV WIN Autocowrecks FOR THE LOVE OF GOD NO Photo Photo Photo Playing Fifth Wheel School of Fail Paleontology is Dangerous All Grown Up July 06 2012 Knights Blowing Your Load FAIL San Diego Fireworks Edition Dog Interviewed Oh dear Dating Fails Magic Mike Ruins Relationships – Ladies, this is how it is. You get pissed when we say something, but you expect us to say nothing. I think not! As the Tech Turnsâ€¦ Comic Lesson #1444 – Mostly Full NASA and CERN just made Larry and Sergey look like Jay and Silent Bob CAPTION THIS Man makes final house payment in pennies Human Bowling Ball The Kissmobile WIN Book Fountain WIN Parenting Fails Trial By Water Engrish Funny Everythings Happier in Denmark Blow Up the Web With â€˜Font Bomb Monday Thru Friday We Recommend Surgically Removing Your Lower Back So You Can Contort Yourself Into the Freezer Magic Mom Paying Customers versus Pirates â€“ How DRM â€˜Really Works [Humorous Image] International Baby bust Germanys not-so-secret weakness Former Argentine dictators found guilty of stealing babies DVD sales boosting UKs films Son of an anti-Nazi hero uses family estate to nurture democracy and rule of law Mexico confirms Pena Nieto win Lower body part found on beach Live Music Sculpture In Tower Bridge On Sunday Engrish Funny Everythings Happier in Denmark Romania suspends leader Basescu Chicagoland Cops Evanston man had loaded gun near store 102 degrees Chicago heat ties record-high temperature for day Shedd evacuated after power outage Record high temp of 103 degrees followed by 19-degree drop rain One For The Road Larry Doby Makes MLB Debut At Comiskey Jesse Jackson Jr. may need long-term treatment for â€˜physical and emotional ailments aide says Utility truck sightings brought cheer to those who didnt have power Indiana man dies of fireworks injuries Ill. companies warn of 1374 layoffs Should Chicago Go for Olympic Gold Again Judge orders halt to work at scene of train derailment Whos Using the Library Personal Why Thinking About Your Death May Prompt You to Save the Planet iBook Lessons Picking vendors price and exclusivity Live Music Sculpture In Tower Bridge On Sunday Science/Space How did an entire star systems worth of dust just vanish Scientists baffled. So what exactly is this Higgs boson thing anyway Colorado Wildfire Scar Spotted from Space 134 $1-Billion Weather Disasters in US Since 1980 Drought Reaches Record 56% of Continental US Mars Rovers Newest Panorama Feels Like Youre There How did humankind tame the wolf Tropical Storm Daniel Spawns Giant Hot Towers Big News So what exactly is this Higgs boson thing anyway Judge in Apple patent case says patent system is a mess Apple aware of corrupt apps issue working on a fix Drought Reaches Record 56% of Continental US New AT T system will allow users to block stolen devices from use – Finally… at least is doing something… only took them long enough. Health Why Thinking About Your Death May Prompt You to Save the Planet L.A. County voters to decide on condoms in porn How Heat Kills Brain Region Turns on in Social Situations Melinda Gates on contraception program controversy Out-of-body experience highlights clues to consciousness 13 Animal-to-Human Diseases Kill 2.2 Million People Each Year Gaming Developer hacks Raspberry Pi to play Super Nintendo games EA goes after CityVille with todays launch of SimCity Social Battlefield 3 introduces Matches customized competitive multiplayer Lets-a go look at nearly 70 New Super Mario Bros. 2 screens PSA Xbox Live down Microsoft investigating The DeanBeat Even Grand Theft Auto V wont save 2012 retail game sales Microsoft working to fix Xbox Live access issues Olympics London Olympics 50 Athletes to Watch Meet Bruneis First Female Olympian Ever Around the Olympic Park Stratford London 2012 The Olympic body from Greek ideal to modern reality – video Should Chicago Go for Olympic Gold Again Total Number of stories: 122 Look for more stories tomorrow.