The Day In Pictures

At the end of a long week, a photo blog entry is about all I’m good for. If you’re as worn out as I am, you might enjoy these items.
American sprinters won the gold and silver medals in the 200m at the IAAF World Athletic Championships today. Beats the heck out of 1968, right?
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Jeff Bezos (he’s the one on the right) and Anna Kournikova opened trading at NASDAQ in New York this morning. Does Jeff look pleased, or what? The connection: the two are in New York promoting Anna’s new Shock Absorber sports bra, which will be sold on Amazon. They played a tennis match in Grand Central Station, too.
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And finally, the perpetrator of the “Blaster” internet worm has been fingered: he’s apparently an 18-year-old kid from Hopkins, Minnesota. Here is his yearbook photo, which doesn’t, I’m afraid, shatter any stereotypes. Too bad; if this kid had gone straight he might have grown up to be like Jeff Bezos.
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Now if they could only catch the “Wicked Screensaver” people.

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