Tuesday, July 29, 2008

The Water's Fine, Wake Up!, -and- Taxman

The Water's Fine - diners flock to flooded restaurant
Wake Up! - "Goldilocks" burglar found fast asleep in victim's home
Taxman - IRS worker snooped on celebrities

On this day in history: July 29, 1921 - Adolf Hitler is selected as leader of the National Socialist Party.

Born on this day in history: July 29, 1938 - Peter Jennings (1938-2005) Born in Toronto, Canada, broadcast journalist Peter Jennings established the first American TV news bureau in the Arab world. Named ABC news anchor in 1983, he covered the fall of the Berlin Wall, the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the 9/11 terrorist attacks and more, winning numerous awards. Jennings died of lung cancer at 67.

Scripture of the Day: "Now be pleased to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever in your sight; for you, O Sovereign LORD, have spoken, and with your blessing the house of your servant will be blessed forever." - 2 Samuel 7:29

Video of the Day: California Cops Crushing Illegal Street-racing Cars - submitted by Darin

Villagers were shocked after a monkey-like piglet was born in China. Curious locals flocked to the home of owner Feng Changlin after news of the piglet spread in Fengzhang village, Xiping township. The piglet looks just like a monkey, with two thin lips, a small nose and two big eyes. Its rear legs are also much longer than its forelegs, causing it to jump instead of walk. Click to enlarge.

The sky is beautiful! The sky is beautiful this morning! The sky has been clearing—and the air quality has been significantly improving—since Saturday. It is wonderful seeing a beautiful, blue sky. The birds are happy. Their songs fill the air!