Thursday, January 31, 2013

News Limerick 1/31/2013

For BlackBerry, this is the time
Shed "Research in Motion" as grime
But what's in a name?
Will all stay the same?
The emp'rors new clothes are sublime

Research in Motion launches BlackBerry 10, changes corporate name

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

News Limerick 1/30/2013

We like to get content for free
But YouTube may charge us a fee
With channels unknown
Your mind may be blown
When faced with a squirrel who goes "Wheeeeeee!"

YouTube Set to Introduce Paid Subscriptions This Spring

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

News Limerick 1/29/2013

When they ask you just who makes the rain
Over desert, hill, ocean, and plain
There's an answer up there
Microbes float in the air
Tell your friends and you'll sound so urbane

Microorganisms Discovered in Middle and Upper Troposphere

Monday, January 28, 2013

News Limerick 1/28/2013

All the data that Google's collecting
Was regardless of settings protecting
"Don't be evil" long gone
We have seen through that con
With Aretha we'll sing of respecting

Google faces legal action over alleged secret iPhone tracking

Friday, January 25, 2013

News Limerick 1/25/2013

If you like eating food on the shell
There's a simple idea they could sell
They'll recycle that bit
Where new oysters can sit
And then open an oyster hotel

N.C. recycling program returns oyster shells to the coast

Thursday, January 24, 2013

News Limerick 1/24/2013

The U-Verse's upgrade was faulty
So service has lately been paltry
The users affected
Feel so disconnected
Perhaps there's some tech who lacked coffee

AT&T's U-verse blacks out for days in several U.S. states

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

News Limerick 1/23/2013

The herd of the chimps will be thinner
Since most will retire a winner
But don't worry, sport
They'll build a resort
And have early bird specials for dinner

US Govt Scientists Say Retire Most Research Chimps

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

News Limerick 1/22/2013

This FireFox phone is a find
It's made for developer kind
And so I must ask
If they do this task
Can Emacs be that far behind?

GeeksPhone reveals Firefox OS phones for developers

Monday, January 21, 2013

News Limerick 1/21/2013

The rover has reached the location
They've chosen for consideration
We don't know quite yet
What data we'll get
But hope that it's cause for elation

Mars Rover Makes it to 'Jackpot' Location on Red Planet

Friday, January 18, 2013

News Limerick 1/18/2013

There once was a hacker named Bob
Who knew what to do with his job
He looked overseas
And FedExed his keys
Then sat on his bum like a blob

U.S. programmer outsources own job to China, surfs cat videos

Thursday, January 17, 2013

News Limerick 1/17/2013

They're testing an outer space dwelling
It's just a balloon that needs swelling
Although it's not big
It's still quite a rig
I hope the results are compelling

Balloon-like dwelling to be tested on Int'l Space Station

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

News Limerick 1/16/2013

The Surface was quite roughly hewn
It seemed like a shot at the moon
The sales have been slack
It sure takes me back
Now, who else remembers the Zune?

Microsoft Surface sales seem slack, says UBS, spelling silence for Windows RT?

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

News Limerick 1/15/2013

It seems that these chimps really care
About what is good and what's fair
With justice not rare
Perhaps we can share
Now please get these bugs from my hair?

Chimps 'have a sense of fairness'

Monday, January 14, 2013

News Limerick 1/14/2013

The Golden Globes show was done live
On all the attention they thrive
The winners rejoice
The rest made the choice
Took solace in necklines that dive

'Argo,' 'Les Miz' win big at Golden Globes

Friday, January 11, 2013

News Limerick 1/11/2013

Girl missing! They all were alarmed
But thankfully she is unharmed
It's great she's been found
And seems to be sound
May all of her life be so charmed

Missing 13-year-old Utah girl found unharmed

Thursday, January 10, 2013

News Limerick 1/10/2013

If losing your stuff gives you trouble
You don't have to search with the Hubble
Just put on this sticker
To help you look quicker
Your free time is certain to double

Bluetooth Sticker Ensures You'll Never Lose Your Cellphone or Keys Again

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

News Limerick 1/9/2013

The chutzpah is simply astounding
With "give us more money!" resounding
So will AIG
Come sue you and me?
If so they deserve a good pounding

AIG considers joining lawsuit against U.S. over bailouts

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

News Limerick 1/8/2013

The lake water used to be fresh
Now fish in it all seem to thresh
Are tar sands to blame
For toxins that came?
These scientists' answer is "yesh"

Oil sands' toxins 'accumulate in freshwater ecosystems'

Monday, January 7, 2013

New Limerick 1/7/2013

Of all places to see kangaroo
One would usually think of a zoo
But if that's way too far
Look where you park your car
And the creature may just come to you

'What's that Skippy? You're looking for a plane?'

Friday, January 4, 2013

News Limerick 1/4/2013

This man has been told he must cease
Pretending he's chief of police
But after five years
Of faking careers
It's hard to find ground for release

Joshua Waiganjo, Kenyan 'fake policeman', charged

Thursday, January 3, 2013

News Limerick 1/3/2013

It seems that they have a new plan
They say it's endorsed by Koran
Girls straddle the chopper?
Oh no, it's not proper
And so they imposed this odd ban

Indonesia city to ban women 'straddling motorbikes'

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

News Limerick 1/2/2013

This woman was trapped in a market
At night when it only was star lit
She set off alarms
But help did not swarm
Now thieves know just where they can park it

French woman trapped in Roubaix shop for new year

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

News Limerick 1/1/2013

You think that you know how to dance?
Like Psy goes all Gangnam to prance?
The stage is now set
They'll visit, I bet
Go viral! Here, this is your chance

Trendy Spot Urges Tourists to Ride In and Spend, ‘Gangnam Style’