November 12th, 2010
11:11 PM ET

The day's most popular stories

The five most popular stories on in the past 24 hours, according to NewsPulse.

'Garfield' creator apologizes for strip: Jim Davis, the creator of the widely-syndicated "Garfield" comic has issued an apology for an ill-timed strip that ran on Veterans Day.

Accused killer's private letters revealed: The accused murderer's life wasn't supposed to turn out like this.

Rape case dropped after alleged victim's suicide: A statutory rape charge against an 18-year-old Michigan man who had sex with a 14-year-old girl has been dropped after the girl committed suicide, according to authorities.

Nuclear waste bunker must last 100,000 years: Finland is trying out the world's first permanent nuclear-waste repository, a huge system of underground tunnels that is being hewn out of solid rock and must last at least 100,000 years.

Apple computer for sale for only $160K! An auctioneer is selling its distant ancestor and one of the world's first personal computers - the Apple-1 - for an estimated $161,600 to $242,400.

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  1. cesar

    Why does the nuclear bunker have to last 100,000 years? We'll all be dead; all of us and our species.

    November 13, 2010 at 12:34 am | Report abuse |
  2. 517blingdongding

    Cesar, that's a pretty good point. I guess some people will sit down there and get their party on for a while.

    November 13, 2010 at 1:06 am | Report abuse |
  3. Papa T

    Yea, but it will tell the next sentient species we tried to do the right thing at least once.

    November 13, 2010 at 7:17 am | Report abuse |
  4. go team

    Hope so!

    November 13, 2010 at 11:19 am | Report abuse |
  5. Bill Gates is God

    You couldn't pay me to take an Apple computer

    November 13, 2010 at 11:49 am | Report abuse |
  6. cesar

    Why not? Apple computers are big and powerful computers and more expensive. Try one out, you will feel different.

    November 13, 2010 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
  7. flux

    I once ate an apple at a leisurely pace. The apple started to turn brown. I threw it away in a waste receptacle.

    November 14, 2010 at 12:05 am | Report abuse |
  8. cesar

    @Flux. That's a very exciting narrative. Maybe you can publish your story with the New Yorker. Just don't settle for anything less than $4500.

    November 14, 2010 at 10:37 am | Report abuse |
  9. flux

    Yes, I could ask for more money and provide a photo reenactment.

    November 14, 2010 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |