(Aug. 31) — A Boston lab hired by the United Commercial Fishermen’s Association to analyze coastal fishing waters says findings suggest the government’s claim that Gulf of Mexico seafood is safe to eat may be premature.
The lab, Boston Chemical Data Corp., said it found dispersant in a sample taken near Biloxi, Miss., almost a month after BP said it had stopped using the toxic chemical to break up the record amounts of crude spewed by the Gulf oil spill. The leak was finally capped on July 15.
They are a snapshot of a bygone age and as these charming pictures from the Forties, Fifties and Sixties show, growing up in post-war Britain was an experience that would be unrecognisable to today’s children.
It was a time when school dinners meant clearing your plate, however unappetising the food; playtime meant rough and tumble games and lessons involved learning to write using a slate and chalk…
Playing in the traffic: Trikes and cardboard cars teach road safety in 1939
In a somewhat untraditional partnership, Snoop Dogg and Symantec’s Norton want you to show off your lyrical skills on the subject of cybercrime and enter the "Hack is Wack" cybercrime rap contest.Snoop Dogg and Norton
The contest, which runs through Sept. 30, 2010, asks participants to create and upload a two-minute rap video at www.HackIsWack.com.
Snoop is going make the initial call for entries through his Facebook account, Twitter and YouTube page.
If you have the skills and bust out the phattest rap, you’ll receive round trip airfare for two to Los Angeles along with two days and two nights hotel stay to meet with Snoop’s management and learn more about his business. You’ll also get two tickets to a Snoop Dogg concert and a new laptop pimped out with Norton Internet Security 2011.
Really? Two tickets to a Snoop Dogg concert and Norton Internet Security 2011? I don’t know which of those I would want less.
And a meet and greet with his management? wtf?