LMN 4-18-14 A whole new world (with no cool aliens yet)
by Lisa Mason
posted Apr 18 2014 7:49AM
NASA’s Kepler program has discovered the most Earth-like planet to date. They say it’s nearly identical to our Blue Marble in key ways; it’s inhabited by annoying people and gas is 3.55 a gallon.
The Coast Guard has seized $350 million worth of cocaine in plastic-covered bails that were just floating in the Caribbean. Courtney Love is demanding a cut of the blow, because she was the one who spotted it while searching for Malaysia flight 370.
Some people are criticizing Pope Francis for giving a couple of 11-year-olds a ride in his Popemobile. So what? It's not like the Popemobile has a bumper-sticker that reads "Cash, Gas or Grass ... Nobody Rides for Free."
And a few things you need to know …
It was on this date in 1775 that Paul Revere made his famous midnight ride. That was the "eleven o'clock ride" Central.
On this date in 1955 Physicist Albert Einsten died. He had a theory, but it was all relative.
Today is national Pet Owners Independence Day! Awesome! We're going to celebrate by sleeping and eating all day long.
A new study by CareerCast.com says the worst job in the world is being a lumberjack. Really? I would have thought the worst job in the world would be in HealthCare.Gov tech support, Joe Biden's damage-control guy or working the complaint desk at Malaysia Airlines. So you're a lumberjack and you're NOT okay? The study ranks newspaper reporter as the 2nd worst job in the world. Apparently, the newspaper business is in such rough shape, after you finish writing your articles, you have to deliver the newspapers. That new CareerCast.com study goes onto say that Jefferson County is DOING the worst job in the world.