To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the World Wide Web CERN will reconstruct the very first Web page ever published back in 1993. A team of translators and digital archaeologists have determined that the page reads “ERROR 404: The tablet you have requested is unavailable. Reasons for this may include the tablet is being re-inscribed, the tablet was dropped and is broken, or there may be too many people trying to read the tablet. Please try again later.”
Former President George W. Bush says his brother Jeb is the best candidate for president in 2016. “He’s got a proven track record. He was a governor of a big state. He’s very articulated. He bends at the elbows and waist.”
Bush made the comments on the eve of the opening of his presidential library – the first library that will contain no written material.
Only in America!
The Motion Picture Association of America announced changes to its movie rating system that will include more specific descriptions of potentially objectionable material in movies shown in theaters in the U.S.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has decided there will be no medal for exemplary drone service. Hagel also said there will be no purple heart awards for carpal tunnel wrist injuries.
In other Big Science News: the Earth goes around the Sun, when water gets really cold it becomes ice, and there’s gravity.