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March 3rd 2006, A Day to Live in Infamy

Marco Polo met with the Great Khan. Kennedy flew in a the first Air Force One. Neil Armstrong was the first to man to step onto the moon. But today is a day for history...

I have been feeling a bit under the weather (which is an idiom by the way); so, while everyone else is out and about, I'm *sniffling* and *coughing* away the morning at our friend's home in Palmdale, CA. As I like to do when I have the time (or when I'm just bored) I was perusing my Newsfox feeds and an Engadget article caught my attention. I was shocked to see this was not top news on every newswire. The link was to the Catholic News Service:U2's Bono and His iPod

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A group of Vatican Radio employees gave Pope Benedict XVI a brand new iPod nano loaded with special Vatican Radio programming and classical music.

To honor the pope's first visit to the radio's broadcasting headquarters, the radio's technical staff decided the pencil-thin, state-of-the-art audio player would make the perfect gift.

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How cool is that? Pope Benedict XVI is the first Pope ever to be presented with an iPod. I'm certain Bono is very pleased. The only question that remains is when will Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II be presented with her very own XBox 360?


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