Patt Morrison for January 3, 2012

Suspect Arrested In Slew Of Los Angeles Arson Fires

Four-day arson nightmare ends after Burkhart arrest

"Our long, four-day nightmare is over," L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky told reporters Monday evening. No additional arson fires were set in the Los Angeles area after a reserve sheriff’s deputy detained 24-year-old Harry Burkhart of Hollywood on Monday morning.
Social Networking And Blogging Website Twitter
Say you work for a company and open a Twitter account, combining your name with the company’s, and reach out to followers on behalf of that company. Are the myriad followers you rack up tied to you as a personal entity, or to the company?
Iris Identification Used By Parents And Teachers To Protect Children In NJ Elementary School

Your computer will read your mind. No kidding.

On December 19, 2011, IBM unveiled its sixth annual “5 in 5” list, or five innovations that will change our lives within five years. What should you expect by 2016? Mind-reading, an end to junk mail, and (finally!) a farewell to the clumsy password system.
California State Parks

California to close a quarter of all state parks – then what?

New year... same budgetary problems in the Golden State. Unless drastic changes are made, a quarter of California’s state parks will close this summer due to the lack of $22 million in funds needed to keep 70 of them open.

The Yosemite Project: In four seasons

Millions of people have visited and photographed Yosemite National Park, but many of those visitors have not seen the park in all four seasons.
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