Thursday, December 31, 2009

Armed and Dangerous, Animal Kingdom, -and- The Fats of Life

Armed and Dangerous - Rikers guard busted for sleeping on job
Animal Kingdom - California: $25 million to save 25 tortoises
The Fats of Life - woman loses 54 pounds on Taco Bell diet

On this day in history: December 31, 1985 - Rock musician Ricky Nelson dies in an airplane crash in De Kalb, TX at age 45.

Born on this day in history: December 31, 1937 - Sir Anthony Hopkins (1937 - ) Born in Port Talbot, Wales, actor Anthony Hopkins made his stage debut in 1960, then went on to appear in films, including The Elephant Man (1980). He gained worldwide fame for his Oscar-winning performance as serial killer Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (1991). Hopkins was knighted in 1993, and became a U.S. citizen in 2000.

Scripture of the Day: In reply Jesus declared, "I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again." - John 3:3

Video of the Day: Spider Cat - submitted by Danica

Laura was unwell yesterday and stayed home. She photographed Zeus as he watched over her. Click to enlarge.

Technology News
Google Nexus One phone gets possible price, launch date
Just how free will the Nexus One be?
Ford announces app store for Sync applications
Job ad suggests Xbox Live headed for WinMo phones
Hacker Gonzalez pleads guilty in Heartland breach


Laura just called and said she ordered a Sunset Platter from Raley's.

This shall accompany the sushi.

Laura just sent me this from her office:

The first Glissade Golden Bock was packaged today. Coming soon to a market near you.