News and Notes – 9/6/2007

Nuke fluke. “A B-52 bomber was mistakenly armed with six nuclear warheads and flown for more than three hours across several states last week . . . The missiles, which are being decommissioned, were mounted onto pylons on the bomber’s wings and it is unclear why the warheads had not been removed beforehand.” That’s a little scary.

Don’t say can’t. Can’t say don’t. A Siberian mayor has banned his staff from using the phrases “I don’t know” and “I can’t.” Those who do not comply risk losing their jobs. I don’t know. I can’t say this is a great idea.

You’re never too old. Meet Olive Riley, the world’s oldest blogger. Olive was born in 1899 and blogs from her native country of Australia. Her blog is called The Life of Riley. At 107 years old, I am sure she has plenty of stories to share.

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