One year ago today
New SF bookstore devoted to rescuing out-of-print sf books and making them into free ebooks: the store is devoted to rescuing one customer-chosen, out-of-print sf book from obscurity by buying the rights to publish it online as a free ebook.
Five years ago today
Device clamps on face to preserve goatee: The GoateeSaver protects your beard as you shave.
Ten years ago today
Mass registration in the "Do Not Call Registry": I wonder if the telemarketers will follow the Internet gambling model and move offshore where the cost of calling the US will increase, but labor will be cheaper.