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  • July27

    1. 2. Week in Review © 2007 Sullivan Higdon & Sink. All rights reserved.
    2. 3. What’s been watched… <ul><li>Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center, Cebu, Philippines at practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/23uljr </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Potter Puppet Pals in “The Mysterious Ticking Noise” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/229s9k </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Everything Turns to Skittles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://creativity-online.com/work/view?seed=20c80bed </li></ul></ul>
    3. 4. Obesity Proven Contagious <ul><li>A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine offers persuasive evidence that social ties impact your odds of gaining weight. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If a friend becomes obese, your risk of becoming obese increases by 57% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If a sibling becomes obese, risk increases by 40% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If a spouse puts on excess pounds, risk increases by 37% </li></ul></ul>
    4. 5. Bonds two HRs away from beating Hank Aaron’s record…Bush two points away from matching Truman <ul><li>The latest Washington Post-ABC News survey shows that 65 percent of Americans disapprove of Bush's job performance, matching his all-time low. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In polls conducted by The Post or Gallup going back to 1938, only twice has a president exceeded that level of public animosity -- Harry S. Truman, who hit 67 percent during the Korean War. </li></ul></ul>
    5. 6. Meet Oscar, The Death Predicting Cat. <ul><li>Once Oscar the cat curls up next to a resident it usually means death is less than four hours away. His accuracy has been observed in 25 cases. </li></ul>
    6. 7. Ford Shocks Wall Street with Profit <ul><li>Mich Ford Motor Co. surprised Wall Street Thursday with second-quarter earnings of $750 million, its first profitable quarter in two years. </li></ul>
    7. 8. The Next Crocs are Dopie
    8. 9. Of the 600,000 registered sex offenders in the U.S., 29,000 had MySpace pages <ul><li>MySpace said on Tuesday it detected and deleted 29,000 convicted sex offenders on its service, more than four times the figure it had initially reported. </li></ul>
    9. 10. NBA in a fix <ul><li>The NBA acknowledged last Friday that the FBI is investigating Tim Donaghy for betting on games, including ones in which he officiated. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Update: Donaghy told FBI officials this week that he is willing share names of other officials and players involved in gambling. </li></ul></ul>
    10. 11. Lindsay could get 6 years <ul><li>Lindsays says her SUV was racing through Santa Monica because she was being chased by paparazzi </li></ul><ul><li>She was not actually behind the wheel </li></ul><ul><li>She knew nothing about the cocaine in her pocket because she was wearing someone else's pants </li></ul>

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