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Archive for April 7, 2008

One large pizza, $2.6 million, pepperoni 2 dollars extra

April 7, 2008

US man gets $2.6m for domain name The domain name was registered in 1994 A US man has sold the domain name pizza.com for $2.6m (£1.3m) – after maintaining the site for just $20 a year since 1994. Chris Clark, 43, accepted the offer from an anonymous bidder after a week-long online auction. “It’s crazy, […]

The woes of being the wife of a Beatle, cry me a river, Ono!

April 7, 2008

. Beatles wives ‘suffer’, says Ono (BBC’s Headline) (Oh, the pain of being married to a mega rich super star, my heart bleeds for Ono…NOT!) The BBC News ran this cry baby’s story April 7th, 2008.     .     Yoko Ono married John Lennon in 1969 John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono has revealed life is […]

Bizarre earth like planet discovered?

April 7, 2008

Astronomers have discovered a planetary system orbiting a distant star which looks much like our own. They found two planets that were close matches for Jupiter and Saturn orbiting a star about half the size of our Sun. Martin Dominik, from the St Andrews University, UK, said the finding suggested systems like our own could […]

Outrage in Darfur continues

April 7, 2008

Darfur women still face rape risk By James Read BBC News Africa editor HRW says the pattern of sexual violence in Darfur has changed Women and girls in Darfur are still subjected to widespread rape and sexual assault five years after the start of the conflict, Human Rights Watch says. The New York-based group said […]