Friday, December 14, 2007

Let's Talk, Animal Kingdom, -and- Getting the Word

Let's Talk - cellphone user shocked by charges of $85K
Animal Kingdom - bomb-sniffing dog granted early retirement
Getting the Word - church fined for using own building for Bible study

On this day in history: December 14, 1944 - Lupe Velez, Hollywood's "Mexican Spitfire" of the 1940's, commits suicide with an overdose of sleeping pills.

Born on this day in history: December 14, 1946 - Patty Duke
(1946-) Actress. Born Anna Marie Duke on December 14, 1946 in Elmhurst, New York. Patty Duke started off in commercials, a few movies and some bit parts. Her first big role came in 1951 when she was cast as Helen Keller in the Broadway version of "The Miracle Worker." In 1962, the play was turned into a feature film, and Patty won an Academy Award for best supporting actress. At 16, she was the youngest person ever to win the award.

Scripture of the Day: "In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin's name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, 'Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.'" (Luke 1:26-28)

Video of the Day: Quadruple Kickflip - submitted by Amber

This morning's poll on World Net Daily is very interesting. Click to enlarge.

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Initially, I thought it was warmer this morning than it was yesterday morning. I based this concept solely upon the fact that Mr. Nitro was covered with frost yesterday and wore no frost this morning. Imagine my disappointment when I saw Mr. Nitro's temperature display show that it was actually 29 degrees—3 degrees colder than yesterday morning! A half-hour later, the temperature has climbed to 31 degrees. Yikes! Fortunately, it is 70 degrees in my office!