The U.S. government is considering the sale of Plum Island, famous as a site for biological weapons testing and all manner of disease study. It’s home to a defunct government lab, a light house and a beach, but you could easily picture zombies and super soldiers strolling the grounds.
The sale of Plum Island, located near Long Island, New York, is being spurred by the government deciding to move its operation to Kansas. The new lab will cost something to the tune of 650 million. The old one? Why, Plum Island could sell for as little as $50 to $80 million, U.S. Rep. Timothy Bishop told the [...]
People of Google, Kansas: you’ve struck a chord with that gigantic search company in Mountain View, California. Go to that familiar search page at Google.com and you’ll see that the company’s bestowed its highest honor upon you, changing its name to Topeka.
Think it’s a joke? Even though the name change was announced at 1 AM on 4/1/2010, it looks official enough to us, where the post on the company’s official blog was signed by Eric Schmidt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Topeka Inc. Could the name stick? I’ll have to Topeka that to find more info.