Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Emergency!, Say "Cheese"!, -and- Jurassic Park

Emergency! - mother calls 911 over son's video game addiction
Say "Cheese"! - San Jose police test head-mounted cameras for officers
Jurassic Park - paleontologists discover fanged, venomous dinosaur

On this day in history: December 22, 2001 - Richard Reid attempts to blow up an American Airlines transatlantic flight by igniting a plastic explosive concealed in his shoe. Other passengers beat the living daylights out of him.

Born on this day in history: December 22, 1945 - Diane Sawyer (1945 - ) Broadcast journalist Diane Sawyer began her career in 1967 as a weathergirl. She then became a Nixon press aide in 1970. Returning to TV news in 1984, Sawyer was the first woman correspondent on
"60 Minutes," and in 1989 she joined ABC News. In 2009, she announced that she would be leaving "Good Morning America" to become the anchor for "ABC World News."

Scripture of the Day: So Joseph went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to
him and was expecting a child. - Luke 2:4-5

Video of the Day: "O Holy Night" - Celine Dion

Respect the cats! Click to enlarge.

Technology News
Psystar lawyer says company not shutting down
Mozilla launches Firefox 3.6 beta 5
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