Daily Run Down 07/23/2010

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • Journalism Pioneer Daniel Schorr has died at the age of 93.
  • Some exploding moss spores form mushroom clouds.
  • Saturn’s Moon, Prometheus, is spawning moonlets.
  • The Best map of Mars made has made its way to the Internet.
  • A meteor crater has been discovered using Google Earth.
  • A Fossil jaw could be the World’s oldest dog discovered.
  • Two people have been killed when a gas well exploded near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • The Last roll of kodachrome every produced has been processed.
  • Ford has reported a $2.6 Billion profit during the last quarter. Looks like I’ll be buying a Ford as my next car.
  • India has developed the cheapest tablet thus far, $35.
  • 14 years ago the first HDTV signal was broadcast.
  • Amazon has stated that Kindle Books now outsell hardcovers on it’s site.
  • The first long distance driverless trip is going from Italy to China.
  • American Airlines is being sued over it’s baggage fees.
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor has been hospitalized in critical condition.
  • For One professor taking a vacation can be a problem.

Look for more stories tomorrow. If there is an important story that has been missed please leave it in the comments.

Daily Run Down 07/20/2010

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • The Raytheon pain ray has been sent to Afghanistan and subsequently sent back.
  • New Species of Frogs are disappearing as fast as they are found.
  • Google has launched a Buzz Firehose.
  • The U.S. Congress is proposing a commission to study the Asteroid impact threat.
  • The Chicago Field Museum will return the remains of 22 Inuit people whom arrived in Chicago in 1928 after an expedition.
  • ISP economics are stating that bandwidth hogs should not pay more than others.
  • Some Droid X hansets have defective screens.
  • Here’s a video of an extremely close lightning strike.
  • Cigarette smoke may increase Cancer risk by interfering with Genes.
  • Midway Airport is going to be receiving full-body scanners.
  • An Australian Laser System is going track space junk.
  • Toyota has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Grand Jury in New York.
  • Dual SIM Phones are gaining Popularity in India. Where are our Dual-SIM phones in the US?.
  • An 1832 document carried by the Donner Party had Abraham Lincoln’s signature on the document.
  • Samsung is working on ‘unbreakable’ AMOLED displays for cell phones and other devices.
  • A New study suggests that Music ‘Tones’ the brain and improves learning.
  • It looks as though Wind Power can disrupt traditional power if too much is thrown on the grid.
  • Apple has donated the source code of MacPaint to the Computer History Museum.
  • Adobe is adding a PDF sandbox to it’s Adobe Reader.
  • Microsoft will be shipping a 4GB Xbox 360 and official pricing for the Kinect is available.
  • Live Science has a thought provoking article asking ‘Can Humans Survive?’.
  • Hollywood is pushing a movie streaming standard called ‘UltraViolet’.
  • Saturn’s Moons are creating snowballs within Saturn’s Rings.
  • An Elephant tooth fossil, from 45,000 years ago, has been found in Brazil.
  • Google has signed a deal for 20-years for wind power to its datacenters.

Look for more stories tomorrow. If an important story has been missed please leave it in the comments.

Daily Run Down 06/13/2010

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Current News:

  • Google’s Chrome OS will allow Remote Desktop access from Browsers.
  • A Japanese probe has returned to Earth in a fiery blaze.
  • Ancient Mars was covered in a vast ocean 3 billion years ago.
  • Moderate earthquakes have struck in the desert east of San Diego.
  • The ‘Annie’ comic has ended.

Historical News:

  • In 1774, Rhode Island became the first British Colony to ban slaves.
  • In 1917, the deadliest German Air Raid of World War I was commenced.
  • In 1942, The US opened the Office of Strategic Services (OSS).
  • In 1928, John Forbes Nash was born.
  • Two Years Ago, in 2008, NBC’s Meet the Press moderator, Tim Russert dies.

Look for more stories tomorrow.

Daily Run Down: 03-20-2010

Here is Today’s Daily Run Down.

  • A rare British wildflower has returned after 23 years of being dead.
  • Former Secretary of State, Stewart Udall, has died at the age of 90.
  • An Oregon town uses thermal energy to stay warm.
  • British Airways has cancelled 1100 flights due to strike.
  • An Acne drug in use since the 1970’s can prevent HIV breakouts.

Look for more stories tomorrow.