Thursday, August 20, 2009

Fighting Back, Surf's Down, -and- Grave Injustice

Fighting Back - Florida court okays force against retreating attackers
Surf's Down - Internet detox center opens near Seattle
Grave Injustice - wrong body in casket

On this day in history: August 20, 1989 - Born Free conservationist George Adamson and two assistants are gunned down by Somali poachers at Kampi Ya Simba, Kenya.

Born on this day in history: August 20, 1954 - Al Roker (1954-) Born in Queens, New York, weatherman and TV personality Al Roker reported weather in Ohio and D.C. before becoming NBC's "Today" show weatherman in 1996. He has won nine Emmys for shows he's produced. In 2002, Roker underwent a televised gastric bypass surgery to lose weight.

Scripture of the Day: Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God's people and members of God's household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief
cornerstone. - Ephesians 2:19-20

Video of the Day: Rotting Watermelon

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

Tomorrow at 6 PM, the Corning Olive Festival will take place on Solano Street, beginning at 6 PM. Saturday, Olive Festival events will take place in Woodson Park, on South Street.

Technology News
Symantec identifies "Dirtiest Web Sites of Summer"
Apple releases fix for Mac Pro hard drive issues
Rogue Facebook apps steal log-in data, send spam
Missouri woman charged with cyberbullying

iPhone News
Simply Photo for iPhone offers remote photo viewing
Discovery Channel app now available
Home Shopping Network app launches
Police Scanner - also iPhone spyware