Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Call Me!, Heat of the Moment, -and- ID Please

Call Me! - teen's cell phone bill tops $20,000
Heat of the Moment - inconvenient truth for Gore as arctic ice claims don't add up
ID Please - Chinese woman has fingerprnts surgically switched to avoid Japanese immigration officers

On this day in history: December 15, 1944 - En route to Paris, "swing" big band leader Glenn Miller vanishes over the English Channel. Miller, listed as Missing In Action, was serving as a Major in the Army Air Force Band when his plane went down.

Born on this day in history: December 15, 1949 - Don Johnson (1949 - ) Born in Flat Creek, Missouri, Don Johnson gained national attention as the 20-year-old star of The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart. He later received critical and popular acclaim with cult favorite A Boy and His Dog (1975), then achieved TV stardom on the cop series "Miami Vice" (1984), which earned Johnson a Golden Globe Award.

Scripture of the Day: The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. - John 1:14

Video of the Day: Fender Special Edition Custom Telecaster® FMT HH

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this scene while passing through Walmart on the way to my office! Click to enlarge.

Here are some photographs of my new Fender Special Edition Custom Telecaster® FMT HH. These are quick snapshots taken with my iPhone. I shall take some photographs with my Nikon D3 this weekend that will better display the grandeur that is the Fender Special Edition Custom Telecaster® FMT HH! Click to enlarge.

Technology News
Inside the Google phone: A "snappy" chip
New technology makes for more accurate guns
Google gets into the URL-shrinking biz with Goog.le