Friday, February 4, 2011

60 Seconds of News

New Unemployment Numbers
The unemployment number has dropped to 9% which is a good thing; however, the number of newly created jobs dropped from 150,000 to 36,000.

BBC Defends Mexican Jokes
The BBC apologized to the Mexican ambassador to London for comments made about him on a popular tv show, but they defended comments made about mexican people being "lazy", "feckless", and "flatulent" on the same show. They wrote it off as "British Humor."

iPhone Comes To Verizon's Network
The iPhone is scheduled to come to Verizon on February 10th. The major benefit of the iPhone on Verizon's network is it's the same as AT&T's iPhone 4 with the exception of dropping calls.

Bully Victim Gets Visit From DeSean Jackson
Last month a 13 year old boy was beaten up by a group of 7 teenagers. The attack lasted 30mins and was recorded by one of the attackers. The victim, Nadin Khoury appeared on "The View" to talk about bullying and his incident, and was surprised by his favorite football player DeSean Jackson, as well as Todd Herremans and Jamal Jackson.

New "Housewives" Coming Soon
The next wave of "Real Housewives" will be coming soon to Bravo. The Real Housewives of Miami is the next installment of the Real Housewives franchise.

Silva's Biggest Challenge Yet
Anderson Silva will his skills and UFC Middleweight title on the line when he squares off with Vitor Belfort at UFC 126 Saturday.

HTML5 SKills In Demand
HTML5 is the latest version of the HTML language which is used to develop web sites. The number of job listings requiring skills in the HTML5 language have skyrocketed thanks to web and mobile applications.

Unsinkable Molly B
The "Unsinkable Molly B" is the name given to a cow who has cheated death (and meat eaters) several times. Molly escaped a slaughterhouse when she jumped over the gate and took a dip in the Missouri River. Molly also cheated death when she survived the collapse of the animal sanctuary. Molly will be moved to a nearby farm sanctuary.

1500 Year Old Church Found
A 1500-year-old Byzantine church was found by archaeologists southwest of Jerusalem. Archaeologist plan on allowing the site to be visible for one more week and then to protect it they will cover it with dirt, until funding was obtained to make it a tourist site.

And That's 60 Seconds of News!