Friday, March 29, 2013

News Limerick 3/29/2013

They got to the station so fast
Just under six hours had passed
And now that they're there
A party sounds fair
I hope that they all have a blast

Soyuz Makes Record-Breaking ‘Fast Track’ to Space Station

Thursday, March 28, 2013

News Limerick 3/28/2013

Good Spamhaus is under attack
So strong that the net has grown slack
But still it survives
Distributed hives
All working so hard on the hack

Global internet slows after 'biggest attack in history'

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

News Limerick 3/27/2013

The North is refusing to talk
And now say that war is a lock
But if they should fight
It wouldn't be right
But sadly not much of a shock

North Korea Shuts Last Remaining Hotline to South

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

News Limerick 3/26/2013

It seems North Korea can muster
A sizable volume of bluster
But if they attack
The South will fight back
The whole situation's a cluster

North Korea Calls Hawaii and U.S. Mainland Targets

Monday, March 25, 2013

News Limerick 3/25/2013

They're thinking of adding a rule
That driving with Glass isn't cool
It only makes sense
You're already tense
Without all that Facebook feed drool

West Virginia Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Drivers From Wearing Head Mounted Displays Like Google Glass

Friday, March 22, 2013

Thursday, March 21, 2013

News Limerick 3/21/2013

Obama is in the Mideast
Discussing how they can make peace
They'll try to restart
If each does their part
We hope all the violence can cease

Obama in West Bank; Rockets fired at Israel from Gaza

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

News Limerick 3/20/2013

Malala's returning to school
In spite of the Taliban fool
Who packed on the heat
But wounds she has beat
And still uses peace as her tool

Malala returns to school, calls it dream come true

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

News Limerick 3/19/2013

The Cypriots may soon tax wealth
Restoring economy's health
Investors may balk
At all of this talk
And store up their earnings in stealth

Euro zone urges Cyprus to spare smaller savers from bank levy

Monday, March 18, 2013

News Limerick 3/18/2013

This frog mom had little to say
Because there were young in the way
Extinct though they were
Their clone can occur
Jurassic Park - we're on our way!

Scientists work to resurrect extinct frog

Friday, March 15, 2013

News Limerick 3/15/2013

This senator thinks on gay marriage
Which once he was known to disparage
With help from his son
New thoughts have begun
Let everyone ride in that carriage

G.O.P.’s Portman, Saying Son Is Gay, Now Backs Same-Sex Marriage

Thursday, March 14, 2013

News Limerick 3/14/2013

The scientists say, "We found Higgs!
By using some sensitive rigs.
You say there's a Pope?
We pray he won't mope
'God particle' makes us do jigs."

Scientists say they've found a "God particle"

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

News Limerick 3/12/2013

"We're sorry we snooped in you net
And, yes, we've done things we regret.
We've turned all that off,
Is that good enough?"
Said Google, which hasn't changed yet.

Google cuts $7-million settlement with states over Street View

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

News Limerick 3/12/2013

If you're living in New York (the city)
Then the soda rule may not be pretty
But don't you despair
This judge says, "Not fair,
And we aren't afraid to be gritty."

Judge Cans Soda Ban

Monday, March 11, 2013

News Limerick 3/11/2013

Be wary of antibiotics
They leave us with threats more exotic
The danger unknown
Brings chills to my bone
I'm worried it could be chaotic

Analysis: Antibiotic apocalypse

Friday, March 8, 2013

News Limerick 3/8/2013

It seems this new tactic is shrewd
As hope for a deal is renewed
Together they'll dine
Their thoughts will align
And all that was lacking was food

President Obama’s New Meal Ticket Strategy

Thursday, March 7, 2013

News Limerick 3/7/2013

Korea is rife with distrust
It's armistice now is but dust
The North plans to strike
Whenever they like
The visit by Rodman's a bust

North Korea warns U.S. of preemptive nuclear strike

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

News Limerick 3/6/2013

We learn of the death of Chavez
No more will he serve as the pres
Their VP takes aim
And says we're to blame
In science he's not such a wiz

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

News Limerick 3/5/2013

In space, they have captured a dragon
And hooked it right up to their wagon
In brought them fresh fruit
And letters to boot
Seems USPS may be lagging

Image Gallery: Astronauts Capture a Dragon

Monday, March 4, 2013

News Limerick 3/4/2013

This baby's effectively cured
Or so all the tests have assured
At least it's a leap
In stopping AIDS creep
A find like this can't be ignored

Born with HIV, baby appears to have been cured

Friday, March 1, 2013

News Limerick 3/1/2013

Time Warner knows just what you need
It isn't a blazing fast speed
They'll leave that to Google
Because they're so frugal
Which means that it comes down to greed

Time Warner exec says you don't want gigabit internet