Friday, April 27, 2007

I See Nothing, He's Alive!, -and- Brave New Schools

I See Nothing - Philadelphia shuts down psychics
He's Alive! - morticians discover "deceased" man not dead
Brave New Schools - MIT dean resigns over fraudulent credentials

On this day in history: April 27, 1986 - During a live TV special, journalist Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone's vault beneath the Lexington Hotel in Chicago. He finds nothing inside, apart from a few empty bottles.

Born on this day in history: April 27, 1822 - Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885) president (18th). He was union commander-in-chief during the Civil War; his presidency was marred, however, by several scandals.

Today's Video: Dove Video - Campaign for Real Beauty

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

The wind that plagued an otherwise perfect day yesterday has abated. It was 59 degrees outside at 7:15 AM this morning, according to Mr. Nitro's temperature probe. It was 69 degrees in my office. The weatherpeople forecast a peak temperature today of 92 degrees!