Thursday, July 30, 2009

Look Out Below!, Heat of the Moment, -and- Relax!

Look Out Below! - confused private pilot terrorizes JFK
Heat of the Moment - Germans hoarding traditional light bulbs
Relax! - Detroit man says stress led him to rob banks

On this day in history: July 30, 1938 - In his Dearborn, Michigan office Henry Ford proudly accepts a Nazi medal on his 75th birthday. The Grand Cross of the Order of the German Eagle is the highest award the Reich can bestow on foreigners. The medal arrives with a note of personal greetings from Adolf Hitler. A rabid anti-semite, Ford paid for copies of the racist hoax Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion to be deposited in major U.S. libraries.

Born on this day in history: July 30, 1947 - Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947 - ) Born near Graz, Austria, bodybuilder, actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger won several Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia titles. In the 1980s, he starred in a new genre of action films, including "Conan the Barbarian" (1982) and "The Terminator" (1984). Schwarzenegger became an American citizen in 1983, and, in 2003, was elected governor of California.

Scripture of the Day: "Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you." — Matthew 7:1

Video of the Day: I'd Rather Be in Redding (CA) - submitted by Jay

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this vehicle parked in front of my office this morning!

I created yet another new signature file yesterday.

Technology News
Spam volumes up 141%, aided by botnets
Mac flaw could let hackers get scrambled data
Barnes & Noble stores to provide free Wi-Fi
An early look at Firefox 4?
MIcrosoft and Yahoo: deal done

iPhone News
Security researchers to unveil iPhone SMS vulnerability later today
New iPhone app tracks sex offenders in your neighborhood