Friday, April 18, 2008

Let's Make a Deal, She's Alive!, -and- To Serve and Protect

Let's Make a Deal - Santa Monica ferris wheel goes on eBay
She's Alive! - woman survives .44-caliber gunshot between eyes
To Serve and Protect - Oklahoma sheriff charged with using inmates for sex slaves

On this day in history: April 18, 1906 - A devastating earthquake strikes San Francisco at 5:13 a.m., followed by a major aftershock three hours later. More than 3,000 people are killed from either collapsing structures or any of the 59 separate fires which burn over the next three days. In the downtown area, the U.S. Army is forced to dynamite whole city blocks in order to contain the flames, due to the lack of water pressure.

Born on this day in history: April 18, 1963 - Conan O'Brien (1963-) Born in Brookline, MA, TV personality and comedy writer Conan O’Brien began writing for "Saturday Night Live" (1988-91), and "The Simpsons" (1992-93). In 1993, the unknown Conan O’Brien took over as host of NBC’s "Late Night" comedy show, initially struggling, but eventually winning a lucrative contract.

Scripture of the Day: There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. - 1 John 4:18

Video of the Day: Gibson Robot Guitar

Cannot we all just get along? Click to enlarge.

Weather Forecast: Today, 77 degrees; Saturday, 63 degrees; Sunday, 61 degrees. Yikes! What is happening, Al?