Tuesday, November 18, 2008

The Fats of Life, I Spy, -and- Life Imitates Art

The Fats of Life - man sheds 140 pounds to join Marines
I Spy - San Francisco artist to replace eye with Web cam
Life Imitates Art - Crime novelist attacked while jogging, in scene similar to book

On this day in history: October 18, 1997 - Gary Glitter arrested in Britain on a child porn charge. Glitter had brought his computer in for repair, where contraband images were discovered.

Born on this day in history: October 18, 1968 - Owen Wilson (1968-) Born in Dallas, Texas, actor and writer Owen Wilson is known for his subdued comedic personas, and made his first feature in 1993. He went on to co-write film comedies and appear in big budget films, often with actor Ben Stiller.

Scripture of the Day: When they heard this, they had no further objections and praised God, saying, "So then, God has granted even the Gentiles repentance unto life." — Acts 11:18

Video of the Day: Animated Aurora Borealis, from Orbit - submitted by Cap'n Jack

This is a panorama created from six photographs taken at last month's Harvest Festival. Click to enlarge.

If you enjoy panoramas, you will wish to download the free Microsoft application, Windows Live Photo Gallery. This application makes creating perfect panoramas easy! Get it now from Microsoft

Spring-like weather! The beautiful weather continues. It was in the upper 70s yesterday and is forecast to be in the low-to-mid 70s today. This Saturday, the annual Corning Hometown Christmas will take place. There will be food, craft, and entertainment throughout the day and a lighted parade at 5:30 PM.