Friday, November 30, 2012

News Limerick 11/30/2012

The canyon may be so much older
They learned by inspecting a boulder
But how it got here
Still isn't too clear
Perhaps we should ask our man Mulder

Study challenges presumed age of Grand Canyon

Thursday, November 29, 2012

News Limerick 11/29/2012

When life made a barefoot man swerve
A cop just by chance did observe
And bought him some boots
With just his own loot
He nailed it: "Protect and to Serve"

Photo of Officer Giving Boots to Barefoot Man Warms Hearts Online

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

News Limerick 11/28/2012

Since Apple's map hit with a snore
Some fingers are pointing much more
They let the man go
Who ran that whole show
No - that's not the way to the door

Apple fires Maps manager as it works to fix the widely panned app

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

News Limerck 11/27/2012

SpaceX has its eyes set on Mars
And life on that rock could be ours
We'll live in a dome
For the price of one home
I'll wait till they build a few bars

Elon Musk's Next Big Vision is a Mars Colony

Monday, November 26, 2012

News Limerick 11/26/2012

As marketing hits a crescendo
Some guy sees the end of Nintendo
You may know his name
Atari's his game
Now how's that for some innuendo?

Pong creator turns nose up at Nintendo Wii U

Friday, November 23, 2012

News Limerick 11/23/2012

No more will they build higher bit
The Fox keeps on breaking with it
Some people complain
It won't be the same
You could say the Fire's been lit

Mozilla quietly ceases Firefox 64-bit development

Thursday, November 22, 2012

News Limerick 11/22/2012

I'm thankful for such yummy turkey
These two sure appear rather perky
But wait! They've been pardoned
No longer are warden'ed
We hope that they'll stop acting jerky

Thanksgiving 2012: Barack Obama pardons turkeys

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

News Limerick 11/21/2012

The NASA team's acting quite manic
Has Rover found dust that's organic?
They say their find looks
Like one for the books
Its name is not Marvin - don't panic!

Curiosity Rover's Secret Historic Breakthrough? Speculation Centers on Organic Molecules

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

News Limerick 11/20/2012

Some monkeys can have midlife crises
They wonder what for all of life is
New expert called in
Proclaimed with chagrin
"The problem is clear - he's a Pisces!"

Study finds apes can also suffer midlife crises

Monday, November 19, 2012

News Limerick 11/19/2012

Twelve months is too much to remember
So Droid ends the year with November
I'll grant that those days
Are naught but a haze
Still sad for those born in December

Android 'cancels birthdays' for people born in December

Friday, November 16, 2012

News Limerick 11/16/2012

Astronomers found a new planet
Don't know if it's feldspar and granite
It isn't so far
And circles no star
Go visit? Well, Orbitz can't plan it

'Rogue planet' spotted 100 light-years away

Thursday, November 15, 2012

News Limerick 11/15/2012

The rockets were shot by Hamas
And Israel is feeling quite cross
Though Hague lays the blame
The end is the same
The truth is it's everyone's loss

Hamas to blame for Gaza crisis with Israel, says William Hague

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

News Limerick 11/14/2012

McAfee keeps running so well
I see how their products they sell
Oh wait - it's the man
Escape was his plan
You see him? Police you should tell.

Audio: McAfee, Still in Hiding, Predicts 'They Will Track Me Down'

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

News Limerick 11/13/2012

Although his career once seemed lofty
We learn of the end of Sinofsky
He's quite heavy handed
The other shoe landed
'Cause Ballmer, he isn't a softy

Windows head Steven Sinofsky makes sudden departure

Monday, November 12, 2012

News Limerick 11/12/2012

Their research is really no joke
These scientists worked on a cloak
It works from one side
Small objects can hide
To find them, just give them a poke

Scientists successfully cloaked an object perfectly for the first time

Friday, November 9, 2012

News Limerick 11/9/2012

If faces you're hoping to see
They wanted to charge you a fee
The backlash was swift
The plan set adrift
The best things in life are still free

AT&T caves in over FaceTime access

Thursday, November 8, 2012

News Limerick 11/8/2012

Since Sandy hit many a home
Some people have needed to roam
But don't get the blues
We have some good news
No charges for using your phone

Phone Carriers Waive Fees in Hurricane Sandy Aftermath

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

News Limerick 11/7/2012

When hunting for office supplies
I go to the usual guys
But if two combine
That suits me just fine
Shop "Detox" for profits to rise

Office Depot-OfficeMax Deal Seen Rescuing Value: Real M&A

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

News Limerick 11/6/2012

While doing their work up in space
The astronauts follow the race
Though they are remote
They still get to vote
Can I get that link at my place?

Extreme Voting: How Astronauts Cast Ballots from Space

Monday, November 5, 2012

Friday, November 2, 2012

News Limerick 11/2/2012

A purveyor of popular coffee
Has been sticking to cash like it's toffee
How they profit from loss
Can make anyone cross
A beluga like them knows no Raffi

Starbucks' European arm paid just $1.2m in taxes last year

Thursday, November 1, 2012

News Limerick 11/1/2012

Since Surfcast owns patents on tiles
Their legal team shows only smiles
Poor Windows may shout
"My time has run out!
I'm put out to pasture by miles."

Microsoft sued over Windows 8 Live Tiles