1) This Day in Tech July 6th 1947
2) An Assault Riffle for Everyman
The first article gives a little background on the creation of the rifle. The second link is a photo montage of the AK-47 in action around the world. Too bad Ice Cube didn't get a shout out.
Ever since Luke's been around I've felt the need to trade in the 10 year old Jeep for a more practical car. Essentially this plan provides federal cash to dealers which acts like a trade-in. You'll get something like $3,500 - $4,500 value for your car depending on the improvement to fuel economy. If it improved 10mpg or more when going from old to new car you get the max amount.