We scan the top newspapers and websites to bring you all of the important news of the day. Then we convert the newspapers into hobo blankets or funny hats.
Here are today’s Hobo Headlines:
- A study in duality.
The Republican Convention was full of contradictions last night. The crowd cheered for President Bush and the party’s past, while also cheering John McCain and Sarah Palin for bucking tradition and challenging the party’s status quo.
- Little did Lilly know that Firefox no longer shows up in Google searches.
John Lilly, the CEO of Mozilla, posted a blog yesterday before the release of Google’s new web browser, Chrome, saying that the company wasn’t worried about competition from Google, since Mozilla’s primary objective has been to keep the web open.
- I’m sure this won’t end in the enslavement of all mankind.
iRobot, a company whose name is strikingly similar to a Will Smith movie about robots attempting to destroy all mankind, announced yesterday that they have signed a new five-year, $200 million contract with the U.S. military to continue producing robots using their PackBot technology, as well as provisions for spare parts, training and maintenance services.
- Who will watch The Watchmen?
Fans of The Watchmen can breathe a sigh of relief. A court date for Fox’s lawsuit against Warner Bros. has been set for Jan. 6 and the judge in the case has ruled that “Fox should forgo any attempt to get a preliminary injunction against Warners to stop the release of the film because the issues were far too complex to be resolved on an interim basis,” according to the Hollywood Reporter.