This Day in Blogging History: New 1984 cover; Fractal teddy; DHS thinks Mark's 6-y-o is a terrorist

One year ago today
Cover for new edition of Orwell's 1984 is brilliant: Love this cover art for the new Penguin edition of 1984.

Five years ago today
Mandelbrot the fractal teddy-bear: He was brought into this world a few weeks ago by Captain Mouse as a gift for her brother.

Ten years ago today
Why can't Homeland Security tell the difference between Al Quaeda and my six-year-old daughter? My six-year-old daughter is on the CAPPS (Computer Assisted Passenger Pre-Screening) list as a security risk.