After surviving the maelstrom that was Monday (was yours as hectic?) we’re hurtling into Tuesday at full speed. Where does the time go? Is there any way to retrieve it? What if we wear special time retrieving gloves? No?
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Friends close to former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown have revealed sister papers of the News of the World The Times and The Sun obtained medical records of his son shortly after he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis in 2006. Also, the family of murdered girl Milly Dowler, whose phone was hacked when News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks was editor of the newspaper, have said she should do the honourable thing and resign. The tampered phone of the then missing girl led her parents to believe she was still alive when she had, in fact, been murdered. This on the same day that Rupert Murdoch took Rebekah Brooks out to meet with his son James telling reporters ‘she is’ when asked who his top priority was. Police are rumoured to be lining up an interview with Ms Brooks, but as a witness and not a suspect at this stage. There are also reports the phones of 911 terror attack victims were hacked. If you want to get the context on all of this, check out our cheat sheet.
She’s spoken for the first time about how she was kidnapped as a school girl, the repeated rapes, the pregnancy and the birth of her daughter at age 14. She later had a second daughter. Jaycee (pictured) described the pregnancy as something that helped her cope. To survive. Her kidnapper Phillip Garrido was sentenced to 431 years in prison. His wife Nancy received 36 to life.
And no, Bear Grylls isn’t up there with them. The Atlantis shuttle crew are trialling a machine that recycles the humidity from their breath and even from their urine. Typically, NASA has called it the ‘forward osmosis bag’ because they like fancy words. The International Space Station already has this functionality, but the new baggies don’t take power to do the job. Hmm, tasty urine baggies. So, err, does this mean in space everybody can taste your stream? Sorry.