Monday, December 29, 2008

Bad Vibrations, The Visitor, -and- The Armed Citizen

Bad Vibrations - alternative healers blame Wi-Fi for health problems
The Visitor - man burglarizes house, lives in family's attic for a week
The Armed Citizen - more gun shows = fewer murders

On this day in history: December 29, 1997 - Male nurse Orville Lynn Majors is charged with six counts of murder at Vermillion County Hospital in Newport, MD. He is suspected of many other murders, likely over 100. Majors would apparently inject older patients with potassium chloride or other drugs, and frequently he expressed a dislike for the elderly. When off duty, hospital deaths occurred once every 551 hours; but on duty, once every 23 hours.

Born on this day in history: December 29, 1936 - Mary Tyler Moore (1936- ) Actress, born in New York City, USA. Trained as a dancer, she became the Happy Hotpoint Pixie in a series of television commercials in 1955. Small acting roles followed, and she made her film debut in 1961.

Scripture of the Day: "Or again, how can anyone enter a strong man's house and carry off his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man? Then he can rob his house." - Matthew 12:29

Video of the Day: IndyCar Series Tribute to Paul Newman

I took the long way to my office this morning and encountered this scene at the lake. Some people simply do not know how to drive in water. Click to enlarge.

Recommended Site: David Louis Harter Photography - a showcase for the photography of David Louis Harter

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