Monday, June 15, 2009

Animal Kingdom, Anybody Home?, -and- Stupid Criminals

Animal Kingdom - hummingbirds "faster than jets"
Anybody Home? - Wrecking crew uses GPS, demolishes wrong house
Stupid Criminals - online postings led police to serial cat killer

On this day in history: June 15, 1992 - The Supreme Court rules in US v. Alvarez-Machain that it is permissible for America to abduct suspects in foreign countries and smuggle them into the United States for trial, without extradition approval from those other countries.

Born on this day in history: June 15, 1964 - Courteney Cox (1964- ) Born in Birmingham, AL, actress Courteney Cox modeled in New York then became famous as Monica Geller on the TV series "Friends," which ran for 10 years. Her films include "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" (1994) and "Scream" (1996).

Scripture of the Day: Instead you ought to say, "If it is the Lord's will, we will live and do this or that." - James 4:15

Video of the Day: Laser Flashlight Hack - submitted by Darin

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

The Weekend
The weekend was very serene and restorative—until Laura sprayed catnip on the kitties' scratching post! The cats quickly became feral. My cat, Zeus, is a great devotee of catnip, as evidenced by this photograph!