I’ve been harassed a lot over my recent lack of web gems and internet goodies. So to pacify all three of you, today’s blog entry will contain 0% Lerner Digital products and 100% gold mined from the rich core of the information super-highway. Without further adieu:
- In 1818, an Englishman was accused of murder claimed the right to trial by combat. To everyone’s surprise, the law granting him that right was still valid, and he was acquitted when his accuser declined to appear on the “field of honor.” Trial by combat was abolished the next year.
- How to moonwalk
- Kitty Pong
- In 2011, a 75 year-old woman accidentally cut the fiber optic cable that provides internet to 90% of Armenia.
- Spectacular footage of Disneyland 1955 [BoingBoing]