Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Hic!, Your Honor!, -and- Road Rage

Hic! - NYC construction workers caught drinking on job
Your Honor! - Utah judges caught sleeping on job
Road Rage - woman shoots at tailgater

On this day in history: February 27, 1977 - Rolling Stone Keith Richards arrested in Toronto with his girlfriend Anita Pallenberg for possession of heroin. Found guilty at trial over one year later, he manages to get off with a suspended sentence plus benefit concerts for the blind.

Born on this day in history: February 27, 1902 - John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968) novelist. He aroused widespread sympathy for the plight of migratory farm workers in "The Grapes of Wrath," 1939; won Nobel Prize, 1962.

VIDEOS: The videos are now available via the link "Amazing and Amusing Videos" in the Links section, below the visitor counter.

Today's Video: Chicken Police

The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the clouds are white, and the birds are singing!

Mr. Nitro's outside temperature display indicated that the temperature at 7:30 AM was 41 degrees. The temperature display inside my office indicated 56 degrees. Obviously, all the computers and other electronic equipment produce a good deal of heat. This building is not particularly well insulated.