Monday, May 11, 2009

You've Got to Know When to Fold, Keep Your Eyes on the Road, -and- Somebody's Watching You

You've Go to Know When to Fold - woman wants husband to stop gambling, tells casino he is coming to bomb it
Keep Your Eyes on the Road - operator texting girlfriend at time of
trolley crash
Somebody's Watching You - court upholds warrantless GPS tracking by police

On this day in history: May 11, 1907 - A derailment outside Lompoc, California kills 32 Shriners, when their chartered train jumps off the tracks at a switch near Surf Depot.

Born on this day in history: May 11, 1893 - Martha Graham (1893 - 1991) Born in Allegheny (now Pittsburgh), PA, dancer and choreographer Martha Graham gave her first solo recital in 1926 in New York. From then on, Graham developed a radically new approach to dance that tapped feelings and psychology. By the 1950s, she was internationally recognized as the leading American choreographer of interpretive dancing. Demanding and autocratic, Graham inspired a devoted following.

Scripture of the Day: "But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you." - Luke 6:27

Video of the Day: Weekend Project: $10 Pseudoscope - submitted by Danica

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this scene while driving to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.

Phaedra Is No More! My main system here at my office, Phaedra, was dead when I arrived here this morning. I was unable to revive her. I am using my HP notebook for now, and the Web cam is not compatible with Windows Vista Ultimate, so for the present, visitors will see the last image taken last Friday!

Car Show
Here are a few images from last weekend's Corning Car Show—May Madness: