16th September, 2:28 am Sep 16th

As Cal doesn't seem to have put in a 'real' appearance yet, I'll stick another update on.

First off, I found this interesting. It's about a pyramid, and, in the queens chamber, there's a 20cm wide tunnel. In '93 they sent a robot down it with a camera and it hit a big limestone door 90 meters in. This time, they are sending a robot with a camera and a drill =]

Computer archaeologists at Microsoft think they have found the first ever smiley. The smiley dates back to a message board posting from 19 September 1982 and took six months to find (no links, unfortunatly). Researcher Mike Jones searched through loads of old postings on the first ever message boards from the Carnegie Mellon University in the early 1980s. The message he found says: "I propose the following character sequence for markers :-)." Now, if it is the first ever smiley (and I'm sure it was something more like 'Your mamma sucks men :oP ), it means smileys celebrate their 20th birthday next week...

This was posted on Monday 16th September, 2002 at 2:28 am Pacific.

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