If you'd like to know what happened on a particular date, Wikipedia has date pages: specific dates, months and years, and other combinations. For instance, I was born on April 20th. There happens to be no page currently for that day on the year I was born, but there are pages for other specific years, like 20 April 2003. There are pages for entire years, e.g., 2003, 1962; months of specific years, e.g., April 2003; and the like. There are even topic-specific pages, like 1967 in Film, and so forth, ad nauseam. :)
I just watched an episode of Nature called "Oceans in Glass" about the Monterey Bay Aquarium. I went to Monterey once when I was a child, but I don't remember much about it, and this magnificent Aquarium (the word "aquarium" doesn't seem sufficient) opened after I moved away. It makes me want to get on a plane and go see it.
Uncle Sam would like to start poring through search strings submitted to Google, according to Red Herring.
Of course the feds are claiming it's to fight kiddie porn; the gummint
always brings up child abuse when it wants to shove its cock up some
poor bastard's ass. Fancy that!
Maybe it's time for people to start searching for random strings
containing terms like: Persian Gulf, plastic explosive, plutonium, hot
child sex, NSA, Al-Qaeda, cocaine, tax shelter, and government losers.
Emacs has a feature called "Spook," used to insert similar terms in mail messages or wherever else you want them. For example:
... some crackhead vandalized my car last night -- again. This is the third incident in about two years. The first was on my old car during the snow we had in January 2004 (I bitched about it in a comment). The second was when someone dumped tar all over my new car in August 2004. Then, last night, someone broke off the driver's side mirror on the old car. It was a new mirror -- the old one having been broken in the first incident. I know it's probably just stupid kids with nothing better to do, but it still pisses me off.
After about a week of trying to fix my broken PC, I got it working today. Hopefully I'll be catching up on correspondence and the like.
BTW, I didn't check my work e-mail even once while on vacation. Then I didn't check it the first week back at work because I was apprehensive, tied up, and sick. So when I finally incorporated my new messages -- there were almost 13,000 of them waiting for me. E-mail is a fucking waste of time. I think all spammers should curl up and die. Death penalty for spammers!