Breaking the Surface tension
Microsoft made a similar prediction about the Zune: “This is the mp3 player that can replace your 8-track deck.”
Total recall: The recalls continue to mount for General Motors. The nation's top automaker yesterday recalled 2.4 million cars and trucks and has recalled a total of 13.6 million vehicles since February.
To speed things along in the future, new purchasers of GM products will be given a free self-addressed, stamped crate to send their car back for repairs.
Don't know much about history: On this day in 1956, the United States exploded the first airborne hydrogen bomb over the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.
As a result, the production of nuclear bombs and bikinis increased markedly. Surprisingly, an early nuclear disarmament slogan, “Make Bikinis, Not Bombs,” failed to catch on.
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