Wednesday, September 09, 2009

That's Hot, Scents Insensibility, -and- The Fat of the Land

That's Hot - police arrest 4 in giant chili heist
Scents Insensibility - cops find man isn't dead, just a slob
The Fat of the Land - man says airline grounded him because of his girth

On this day in history: September 9, 1971 - 1,300 inmates riot inside the Attica Correctional Facility in western New York state, commandeering the prison and taking 40 guards hostage. The national guard stages an assault five days later, killing 42 people in the process (10 of them being captives).

Born on this day in history: September 9, 1941 - Otis Redding (1941 - 1967) Born in Dawson, Georgia, soul singer Otis Redding was inspired by Little Richard. His 1967 appearance at the Monterey pop festival led to success, but he died in a plane crash soon afterward. His biggest hit, "Dock of the Bay," was released posthumously.

Scripture of the Day: "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go." — Joshua 1:9

Video of the Day: Thieves Clean Out an Apple Store in 31 Seconds

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

ALERT! Could this be the future of pizza ordering?

Technology News
Microsoft: Windows 7 not affected by latest flaw
Comcast to offer 100 Mbps service to businesses
Microsoft issues critical Windows patches

iPhone News
Silence your iPhone with iSilent
Very first "always on" software accepted by AT&T and Apple