Nobody Messes With Jobs: The late Steve Jobs’ Palo Alto home was burglarized on Tuesday. Over $60,000 worth of computers and other personal items were stolen. Kariem McFarlin was arrested on suspicion of theft and is being charged with residential burglary and selling stolen property. McFarlin claimed to be unaware of who used to live in the home and it is still not clear whether or not Jobs’ family still lives there.
Pyramid Discovery? A self-proclaimed satellite archaeology researcher has claimed that she found two possible pyramids in Egypt by using Google Earth. “Experts say her pyramids are nothing more than eroded hills infused with a heavy dose of wishful thinking.” Egyptologists began investigating whether or not they were really pyramids, but it turns out they are just your average “buttes”, large three-four sided hills that form when a “mound of sediment contains a difficult-to-erode layer.”
Iraq Rises to No.2: Iraq rises to the number two oil producer in the world, which isn’t actually a good thing. This only means that the country will be heavily relied upon to provide consistent excess supplies, which adds to the political problems already affecting the country. Many of the biggest gas companies have signed bilateral deals with a neighboring country, Kurdistan, as a back up plan.
A New And Maybe Not Improved Dictionary: Well, the teens have done it. “F-bomb” and “sexting” have officially made it into the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary along with other words like flexitarian, obesogenic and energy drink. Is this how our generation will be remembered? For the unintelligent words we committed to the dictionary?