Friday, October 05, 2007

A disturbing flu development

Researchers are reporting that the H5N1 virus, commonly known as "avian influenza" or "bird flu" has mutated into a form that is closer to a human flu virus than ever before.

This might be a good time to ensure you have your preparedness act together. Currently, this virus has about a 60% death rate in humans. If a pandemic occurs, that would like go down to some extent, but do you really want to be out and about among the hacking and coughing populace?

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Goodbye, Miss Moneypenny

Lois Maxwell, who portrayed Miss Moneypenny in 14 James Bond films, has died at age 80.

Monday, October 01, 2007

"There are only two things I have to do: stay black and die."

(Via The Drudge Report)

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has finally broken his silence about himself and his life--and how. You should go read this (from ABC, of all places) and then order your copy of the book. It promises to be something special.