Reports: Yahoo eyeing Tumblr for as much as $1 billion -
Citing unnamed sources familiar with the talks, Adweek reported the price tag may be as high as $1 billion. AllThingsD, also citing anonymous sources close to the situation, said a deal could take the form of an acquisition or a strategic alliance.
(Source: USA Today)
Revealing? Sure. Helpful? Maybe.
But “classy” and “brave”? I don’t think so. —
Reporter with cancer: Angelina Jolie isn’t the brave one
A USA TODAY reporter weighs in on Angelina Jolie’s announcement today that she had a preventative double mastectomy. Olivia Barker writes: “And who are the brave ones in the country’s breast cancer conversation? They’re so quiet as to be all but ignored.”
What do you think?
My Medical Choice -
This is the full op-ed from Angelina Jolie on her double mastectomy.
Daft Punk’s new album Random Access Memories is streaming on iTunes.
How to survive cicada invasion? Eat them -
… cicadas are high in protein, low in fat, and are best when they first emerge from the ground in the morning, still soft after shedding their skin.
That RoboCop statue for Detroit? It’s still really happening, and is about to be cast in bronze.
Two sisters, separated as infants, reunite at track meet -
The two sisters are a lot alike: Same shoe size, same double jointed thumbs. They even sound alike.
“People can’t even tell us apart on the phone,” Jeter said. “We’re always just playing around with people on the phone.”
The U.S. Navy has lots of fancy gadgets, including rail guns and laser cannons, but when they want to make sure two ships stay the same distance apart while refueling, they shoot a rope out of an M14 rifle.
There you have it, folks.
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