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Yahoo buying Flickr?

I mentioned earlier this year that I'd be shocked if Flickr wasn't purchased before year's end, and that Yahoo seemed to be the most likely suitor

Danica McKellar, Winnie from The Wonder Years, offers a math tutoring column at her personal website. An undergrad math major while at UCLA, she co-wrote a paper on percolation and Ashkin-Teller models (PDF). Follow the thread and you'll discover that she has an Erdos-Bacon number of 6 and that Dolph Lundgren has a master's in chemical engineering from U. of Sydney, speaks five languages, has an IQ of 160, and won a Fulbright Scholarship to MIT. [via MeFi]

Hong Kong Int'l Airport won Skytrax Best Airport of 2004

I miss the old HK airport, though. Landing there at night was one of the coolest flying experiences. One felt as if you were going to just land right on some busy HK street, between skyscrapers. No American airport ranked in the top ten

Yankees fan's effort to name FleetCenter in Boston DerekJeterCenter on Mar. 1 vetoed

Exposing your babies to classical music doesn't enhance their intelligence