Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Bang!, Jaws of Death, -and- Buy Me!

Bang! - security guard shoots at woman who took library book
Jaws of Death - woman saves husband from crocodile attack
Buy Me! - world's smallest "country" for sale

On this day in history: January 9, 2002 - The DOJ confirms reports that a criminal investigation of mega-corporation Enron has begun. Accounting fraud and insider trading caused thousands of Enron employees to lose their savings and pensions.

Born on this day in history: January 9, 1913 - Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994) president (37th), author. He was the first president to resign; he ended U.S. involvement in Vietnam, repaired relations with China, and initiated detente with the USSR.

Today's Video: Spiders on Drugs.

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On the way to the office this morning, I encountered a swarm of glass wing butterflies. They are lovely creatures, as you can easily see. Click to enlarge.