Tuesday, October 14, 2008

TSE breaks Yahoo's stock ticker, again

Seems Yahoo's stock ticker can't handle moves of greater than 1000 points. Here's a screenshot from this morning (the market opened at around 9065 and, as you can see, was up about 1600 points at the time this was taken). Hooray for volatility!

Monday, October 6, 2008

TSE breaks Yahoo's stock ticker

This morning's 1000-point drop on the Toronto Stock Exchange was so bad, it broke Yahoo's stock ticker (note, the open was around 10,800 points):

Friday, October 3, 2008

Science: Gross and fascinating. (Grosscinating?)

In only the fifth recorded battle between pythons and alligators, we discover the following:

1. "Pythons versus alligators" is a question of legitimate academic interest; and

2. Yes, it is possible for a snake to swallow something so big, that its stomach explodes.