Friday, October 05, 2007

Fighting Back, iBurn, -and- Grave Injustice

Fighting Back - 83-year-old neighbor shoots burglar
iBurn - iPod causes man's pants to catch fire
Grave Injustice - funeral directors accused of selling body parts

On this day in history: October 5, 1994 - Predicting that the world would soon end in an environmental disaster, homeopath Luc Jouret and 52 others belonging to his Order of the Solar Temple commit mass suicide near Cheiry, Switzerland and Montreal, Canada.

Born on this day in history: October 5, 1954 - Bob Geldof (1954 - ____) actor, musician, singer. He was the organizer of Live-Aid, which raised $84 million for African famine, 1985; runner-up for Nobel Peace Prize, 1986.

Scripture of the Day: "Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near." (Isaiah 55:6)

Video of the Day: Harvest Fresh Hop Ale - submitted by Laura. This is a video of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s new Harvest Ale. Click on the “Harvest Fresh Hop Ale” link to view the video. By the way, I had the pleasure of sampling this fine beverage recently, and it is incredible!

Here is another in the long list of Chinese toys being recalled. Apparently, this one did not meet safety criteria. Click to enlarge.

The weather today appears that it will be better than earlier forecasts indicated. It is sunny and warming and promises to be a beautiful day. While I realize the cold weather is nearing, I cherish these last warm days and long for spring!