As is the case each Spring, the birds are back in town. And this year it seems a lot more woodpeckers than usual have moved into our neighborhood. You can hear them pecking away from dawn to dusk every day. There’s been a lot of new construction in the area lately, and with it, a fair number of older trees are disappearing. So maybe the woodpecker population is not really larger this year…could be that they’ve just moved into different neighborhoods.



Last night the George Mason University’s men’s basketball team lost to Virginia Commonwealth University in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) championship game. They came close to winning the game and going to the NCAA Tournament again this year, but lost in the final minutes. Not bad for a team that was seeded sixth. And they had to beat the number two and three seeded teams to get to the final.

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WordPress server hacked, downloads rigged with serious flaw by ZDNet‘s Ryan Naraine — An unknown cracker broke into a server hosting downloads of the popular WordPress blogging software and rigged the file with a remotely exploitable code execution vulnerability. News of the hack comes directly from WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg: “If you downloaded WordPress 2.1.1 within the past 3-4 days, your files may include a security exploit that was […]