Observations 11-09-10pm

November 9th Observations–

Winter has hit the UK. Flood warnings in England’s Midlands, and Northeast as well as Wales. Snowy conditions in the north of the UK also.

The Story from Guardian UK

Tony Hayward, former British Petroleum CEO, says the company was not prepared for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. And the news here is… ?

Story from CBC

Samsung has shipped 7 million Galaxy S phones. So not everyone has an iPhone. But, who keeps buying all these phones? Story from Digital Trends

The illegal tiger trade has taken 1,000 tigers in the last decade. That’s a one hundred a year clip. Less than 3,500 tigers remain in the wild. Story BBC

Quote to Ponder

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Thomas H. Huxley

In sport and baking–

The Dallas Cowboys have fired the Pillsbury Doughboy.

Okay, that’s bad– Coach Wade Phillips was fired by the Cow-persons earlier this week.

Now what? Will we ever have rolls Thanksgiving again? Wade and Pillsbury have refused comment.

Story ESPN

Thoughts on this sunny November afternoon.