...Carnegie Mellon University freshman Nick Hudson has the distinction of being the "only student majoring in bagpipes at any American university or college." He receives a $7,000-a-year music scholarship and gets subsidized kilts. There is a one-to-one faculty-to-student ratio in the school's bagpipe program.
...Clever -- a revolving circular kitchen. (via)
...Three new Google products: Google Co-op (social software), Google Trends, and perhaps the most useful for most people -- Google Notebook.
...AOL layoffs and closure. The bleeding continues. (The lifespan of a company is extremely short these days.) However, there are jobs out there -- finally.
...Oklahoma has become the last state to legalize tattooing.