What's happening today and what will be the talk around the watercooler.

Weird news: People in Vermont are aiming to set the world record for cowbell ringing on April 14. The event, which is sponsored by Ben & Jerry's and a nonprofit group founded by Phish, aims to break the record of 1,306 people ringing 2,055 cowbells. That record was set in 2003 in Switzerland, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Watercooler talk: Nike sues Reebok over Tim Tebow T-shirt. See a video report here:


What’s happening today:

- The Smithsonian is holding a preview today of it exhibit on a monster snake. It's called "Titanoboa."

- The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is holding hearings today on rising gas prices.

Opening bell: The Dow opened at 13126.21 today. It was down 71.52 points yesterday.

Motivational quote: "Seven days without laughter make one weak." - Joel Goodman

GateHouse News Service