CLEAR! -- Smart phone app PulsePoint now offers an app that alerts users trained in CPR of any cardiac emergency occurring within a quarter mile. The life-saving app will be supplied to fire departments, EMRs, cardiologists, and every customer who orders a Double Bacon and Cheese Whopper at Burger King.
RULE BRITANNIA -- An Anglophile's dream aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, "Diana: Legacy of a Princess" features over 2000 items from Britain's Royal Family including Princess Di's letters, diaries, awards and wardrobe. It also includes personal items like Di's tiaras... Prince Charles' regimental ties... Prince Harry's billiard cues...
NAME GAME -- President Obama may have a tough time replacing Ray La Hood who resigned as U. S. Secretary of Transportation last week. Setting a precedent, La Hood was the first secretary named after an automobile part so Obama is taking applications only from people named Fender, Bumpers, Grill, Pedal or Dipstick.
LAY-AWAY PLAN -- According to a survey by Global Post, the most expensive designer clothing store in the nation, more pricey even than any of the thread emporiums on Rodeo Drive, is Bijan in Beverly Hills. It's so upscale, the trend-conscious regulars who shop there donate their cast-offs to Bloomingdale's.
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THANKS FOR THE MEMORY -- The Mick can be seen playing West Point's first commandant in "Hope Salutes the U.S. Military Academy" in 1981. View over 550 classic vintage video clips of Bob Hope Specials available nowhere else! Each are dated the year they originally aired on NBC from the 1977-78 season to 1991-92. Included are segments from 1978's "Bob Hope Down Under" from Perth, Australia and 1979's "Bob Hope in China" taped in Peking and Shanghai (with Mikhail Baryshnikov). Take a trip down Memory Lane that you won't soon forget!