Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Stupid Criminals, ET Go Home, -and- Chicken Little

Stupid Criminals - woman jams 33 Blu-Ray DVDs down pants at Target
ET Go Home - French prosecutor seeks dissolution of Scientology
Chicken Little - crop circle predicts end of world

On this day in history: June 16, 1948 - In the first skyjacking of a commercial plane, three armed men storm the cockpit of the Miss Macao, a passenger seaplane operated by Cathay Pacific airline. When the pilot refuses to turn over the controls, he is shot dead and the plane crashes into the ocean. The only survivor among the 27 people on board is the leader of the terrorists.

Born on this day in history: June 16, 1917 - Katharine Graham (1917 - 2001) Born in New York City, publisher Katharine Graham took over the "Washington Post" and "Newsweek" after the suicide of her husband, and acted as publisher for 10 years. Graham's memoir "Personal History" won a Pulitzer Prize in 1997.

Scripture of the Day: But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith. - Romans 16:26

Video of the Day: How to Survive a Zombie Attack - submitted by Cindy

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

Clearing disk space after installing Vista SP2

As with SP1, you may remove backup files made during the service pack installation.

Simply open a command prompt and issue the command compcln

It will ask you to confirm. After a couple minutes you will have your reclaimed approximately 800MB of disk space! As with SP1, once you have removed backup files, the service pack installation is permanent and cannot be reversed.