Friday, November 10, 2006

What's Up Doc?, Speak Up!, -and- Fetch!

What's Up Doc? - physicians using Google to diagnose illnesses
Speak Up! - woman regains voice after nearly three years
Fetch! - Japanese unveil robot wine steward

On this day in history: November 10, 1940 - Walt Disney begins serving as a secret informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI, to report back information on Hollywood subversives. He was made a "Full Special Agent in Charge Contact" in 1954.

Born on this day in history: November 10, 1925 - Richard Burton (1925 - 1984) actor. He was a well-known British stage and motion-picture actor; won Tony, 1961, for "Camelot."

Today's Video: Ultimate Japanese Dance Video

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This kitty is angry, and he is not going to take it anymore!

It is beginning to look a lot more like Christmas at Wal-Mart. This holiday season, Wal-Mart is bringing "Christmas" back into its marketing, after several years of playing down the term. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s Christmas cheer seems to be a hot trend this season as several other retailers, including Kohl’s Corp. and Macy’s are also stepping up their Christmas marketing. The moves respond to mounting criticism from religious groups that staged boycotts against Wal-Mart and other merchants after they eliminated or de-emphasized "Christmas" in their advertising.

HAPPY VETERAN'S DAY! Here is a recent photograph of Chuck Norris in Iraq with our troops! This photograph was sent to Laura by the father of one of the soldiers in the photograph! Click to enlarge.