Saturday, April 30, 2011


Today is World Tai-Chi and Qigong Day.

Amongst the events that have occurred this past week...
*Civil unrest continues in Syria and Libya and appears to be inspiring citizens in other Middle Eastern countries to debate the merits of wanting more democracy within their countries instead of long term rulers.
*Several mid-south and southern areas of the United States have declared local states of emergency after a recent rash of tornado producing storms swept through the area. The death toll for the entire region is sadly now over 300 people.
*United States President Barack Obama has officially released his formal birth certificate to end the distractions caused by the Birthers movement in hopes the United States government can get back to more important matters.
*A United States Coast Guard investigation has revealed "a poor safety conscious" contributed to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year.
*The launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor on its final mission has been temporarily scrubbed due to technical problems.
*Pope Benedict XVI conducted the annual Easter Mass without any incidents.
*This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

*Katie Couric has announced that she will end anchoring the CBS Evening News this June.

*Nintendo has announced that the Wii 2 is in development.
*The PlayStation 3 network remains off line after having been hacked this week, jeopardizing the personal information of every registered user.
*The last original episode of the syndicated Oprah Winfrey show is scheduled to air the week of May 25.

And unless you have been on another planet and completely unaware of this, Prince William and Catherine Middleton are now married. Congratulations to the Royal couple.

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