Novak (novak) wrote,

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Random: Internet Programming Creates Unusual News Experience

My news page just updated and shifted its headlines (with first line or two of the news stories) of AP, Reuters and NYT stories around as I was scanning through them. This happened all in an instant with no real visible page reloading, just an instantaneous update and shift. As I result, in mid-line when the shift occurred, I found myself in that moment reading the following lead-in:

Actor Gary Coleman announced Monday that he will not seek election to the U.S. Senate seat long held by his father, Vice President Joe Biden ....

And I couldn't help but think, "Now that's an eye-opener!"
Tags: funny, random

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