Monday, December 24, 2007

Drying Lake Lanier reveals

Source: CNN

History comes to light as lake falls

GAINESVILLE, Georgia (AP) -- The acres of drying mud that span much of what once was Lake Lanier jolt to a stop at a bend, where a concrete foundation appears as a sudden reminder of life before the lake....

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Faster Internet in Japan

Source: Washington Post

Japan's Warp-Speed Ride to Internet Future

By Blaine Harden
Washington Post Foreign Service
Wednesday, August 29, 2007; Page A01

TOKYO -- Americans invented the Internet, but the Japanese are running away with it.

Broadband service here is eight to 30 times as fast as in the United States -- and considerably cheaper....

Older news which I missed until now.

New fuel standards in US

Source: CNN Money
Fuel efficiency and the American driver
Congress is poised to finally make cars get better gas mileage. Consumers can expect to pay more for their vehicles but save on their gas bills.

By Steve Hargreaves, staff writer
December 1 2007: 1:15 PM EST