Friday, November 17, 2006

The Armed Citizen, The Armed Citizens, -and- The Truth About Cats and Dogs

The Armed Citizen - state senator foils robbery by teens
The Armed Citizens - Idaho town asks residents to own guns
The Truth About Dogs and Cats - dog and cat allegedly mate, reproduce

On this day in history: November 17, 1992 - Scaremongering journalists at Dateline NBC falsify a demonstration involving a GM truck exploding on impact. In reality the trucks do not explode on impact.

Born on this day in history: November 17, 1902 - Eugene Wigner (1902 - 1995) physicist. He was the joint winner, with Jensen and Mayer, of the Nobel Prize, 1963, for extensive work on quantum mechanics.

Today's Video: Self Defense

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Tomorrow is the 11th annual Corning Hometown Christmas. The downtown area will offer food and craft booths, entertainment, and a lighted parade. It may seem odd to have a Christmas event precede Thanksgiving (it seems odd to me), but there you have it!

While on my way to the office this morning, I encountered this albino buck and could not resist stopping to photograph it and share it here. Click to enlarge.