Monday, July 27, 2009

Fighting Back, To Serve and Protect, -and- Cool of the Moment

Fighting Back - 82-year-old bar owner shoots, kills robber
To Serve and Protect - police mace unruly groundhog
Cool of the Moment - 3,000 record low temperatures set this July

On this day in history: July 27, 2002 - A Sukhoi SU-27 fighter crashes and explodes at an air show in the Ukraine, killing 78 and injuring more than 100 others. It is the worst airshow crash in history. The two pilots ejected and survived.

Born on this day in history: July 27, 1948 - Peggy Fleming (1948 - ) Born in San Jose, California, ice skater Peggy Fleming won the world championship three times, plus an Olympic gold in 1968. She went on to become an ABC-TV commentator.

Scripture of the Day: "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' when all the time there is a plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye." - Matthew 7:3-5

Video of the Day: Crazy Orange County Police Pursuit - submitted by Amber

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

It was a hot weekend. It was 105° yesterday afternoon. I washed Mr. Nitro Saturday morning, and I washed Mr. Yaris Sunday afternoon. Fortunately, it is shady most of the day in our front yard.

The weatherpeople forecast 99° for yesterday. It is forecast to be 110° today, so I estimate the high will be 113° to 116°.

I created a new email signature yesterday. I am certain you will agree that it is very nice. Click to enlarge.

Technology News
Western Digital unveils 1TB notebook drives
Windows 7 will give boost to PC hardware

iPhone News
Wound magazine goes iPhone
Augmented reality iPhone apps coming in September
Sports Illustrated brings swimsuit models to iPhone