fauxklore (fauxklore) wrote,
fauxklore
fauxklore

Today's news

1) Robert Seamans, Jr. has passed away. Not only was he a former Secretary of the Air Force (or SecAF, as we say in Pentagon as a second language), but he was the dean of the engineering school at MIT during much of my time there.

2) Apparently, there will soon be laptop cases on the market which are designed so you won't have to take your laptop out of the bag at airport security. The catch is that TSA is not going to certify any of them as such. I predict a new source of: a) delays at checkpoints and b) airport rage.
Tags: celebrity death watch, news
Subscribe

  • More Catch-Up

    Random odds and ends, though I am still way behind. Beisbol: All of the teams I care about are doing horribly. The only team with a worse record…

  • 1st Quarter 2020 - Books and Movies

    Hair: A quick note re: not having gotten a haircut in over 20 years. My hair is not really all that long. Part of that is because it is extremely…

  • 4th Quarter 2019 - Books and Movies

    I will get to the year-end wrap-up in the next couple of days, but, for now, here is what I read and saw in the last quarter. 4th Quarter Books:…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments