from the particularly-exemplary dept.
mOoZik writes "BBC News is reporting that Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the World Wide Web, has been named the Greatest Briton of 2004. Berners-Lee had this to say about the honor: 'I am very proud to be British, it is great fun to be British and this award is just an amazing honour.'"
The Shuttle is now going five times the sound of speed.
-- Dan Rather, first landing of Columbia