Eric Schmidt is a thoughtful speaker with impeccable educational credentials. But the Google CEO's been a creepy, arrogant-sounding disaster in the press lately, especially on television. Today he issued a retraction. Here are the lowlights of how this came about.
Aw, look at the poor British nuclear submarine, HMS Astute. The "world's most advanced nuclear submarine" has run aground off the coast of the Scotland's Isle of Skye, and it's just sitting there like a sad mallard.
A little advice: If you drop your phone in the toilet, think twice before going after it. Otherwise you could end up like this man in China who did that and had to be rescued by firemen. On television.
Back in the day, military pilots would tool around drunk on motorcycles all night and and abuse their planes by day until they nearly fell apart. Now they can't even dunk helicopters into Lake Tahoe without getting in trouble!
Last year a Denver cop was videotaped manhandling Shawn Johnson after he used a women's restroom in a nightclub. Johnson's pal, Michael DeHerrera was talking on his phone nearby, which angered the arresting officer. So he beat DeHerrera's ass.