Hey, look at me attempting a little journalistic integrity at 7:30 in the morning...
This kid mapped the U.S.'s fiber optic network, using info publicly available on the Net, and has now come under the scrutiny of national security groups, since his program could be a useful thing for terrorists. He appreciates that, but his concern is that they want him to classify the whole thing, and he wants his degree. Yeesh.
In a test conducted by the Southwest Research Institute on July 7, a chunk of hard foam insulation was fired at shuttle wing parts, resulting in a 16-inch hole. According to the Associated Press, one shuttle investigator believed this is the "smoking gun" proving that damage from falling foam insulation doomed the Columbia. See a video of that test here.
And lastly, as if California needed any other weird problems...for those that haven't kept up, people are trying to get Gov. Gray Davis recalled, and if so, they'll have an election to replace him...and one of the possible Republican candidates is ...ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER?!? Can this be serious? We can't understand what he's saying half the time...well, for Cali, that's probably a good thing.