Bounty80 mentions yesterday, 3/12/2006, was the 50th birthday for Uncle Milton's Ant Farms according to AOL News, Yahoo! News, and many other stories listed on Google News. A billion ants carried Milton Levine's three kids through school. In fact, the pesky insects have been making him money for five decades. EarthLink has a short streaming video feed on this story. This year marks a half-century since Levine began selling his Uncle Milton Ant Farm - the sand-filled, clear plastic boxes through which ant voyeurs can watch the insects tunnel and eat, and later die.
Who knows if this is real or not, but it still funny to mention. Digg mentions a HEXUS.net story about a hostility between ATi and NVIDIA staff starts to become physical. It occurred at the Münchner Halle, which is a large beer house within the CeBIT Messe, is where NVIDIA traditionally holds its good natured 'partner' and press parties, a really good time is had by all, and in the main without an ugly incident.
Wimp has a two minutes and 58 seconds video clip about red Christmas crabs invading an island once a year during the Christmas seasons.
Time to revive Macworld Conference & Expo(dition) in Boston, Massachusetts from 1997. See Steve Jobs and the almost bankrupt at the time Apple Computer making a temporary deal with Bill Gates and Microsoft in this streaming YouTube video. The crowd was not too happy about it. You can hear the loud booing sounds coming from crowd throughout the keynote. Bill was also in the keynote via satellite.
Cudni's Broadband Reports security forum thread and Bruce Schneier's blog mention Silicon.com's security article about The Training Camp's experiment carried out within London's square mile. It revealed that employees in some of the City's best known financial services companies don't care about basic security policy.
FoxTrot shows the love between sister and brother on Valentine's Day.
Digg mentions Digital TV DesignLive's article on President George W. Bush signs the bill to set the hard date for analog cut-off. February 17, 2009 is the date United States (U.S.) broadcasters must end transmitting analog television signals. This act establishes a hard date for the final step in the nation's transition to digital television (D.T.V.). This is the over the air (OTA).