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The List! – March 2, 2012

March 2, 2012
  1. Word! adoxography Skilled writing on an unimportant subject.
  2. This Week in Tech – 45 B.C. – Julius Caesar, concerned that the calendar is off with the seasons, adds an extra day to the month of February every four years.
  3. This Week in History – 1964 – Thelonious Monk graces the cover of Time Magazine
  4.  Social Media – The BBC, The Huffington Post and The Guardian are the three most viral news sources on Facebook and Twitter.
  5. Who Cares but WTF? – Andrew Breitbart dies.  Conservative group claims Obama had him assassinated.
  6. IKEA will now sell you an entire house.
  7. Android lets apps secretly access and transmit your photos.
  8. When a student from north Georgia’s Lanier Technical College sent an SMS to a friend, his phone helpfully corrected “gunna” to “gunman.” The message’s recipient alerted police, who put both the college and the high school in lockdown for two hours.
  9. RIP Davy Jones

10. Happy Birthday Karen Carpenter – What a drummer

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