Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Heat of the Moment, The Fats of Life, -and- Survivor

Heat of the Moment - Al Gore tries to cool 'climate spin' by correcting claims of North pole thaw
The Fats of Life - Weight Watchers sues Jenny Craig over Bertinelli ad
Survivor - medical app on iPhone saves trapped earthquake victim

On this day in history: January 20, 1998 - Nepalese police seized a shipment of 272 human skulls in Kathmandu, stashed atop a bus, apparently destined for sale to tourists as curios.

Born on this day in history: January 20, 1930 - Buzz Aldrin (1930 - ) Born in Montclair, New Jersey, astronaut Buzz Aldrin trained at West Point and set a record by walking in space for more than five hours during the Gemini 12 mission in 1966. During the Apollo 11 mission in 1969, Aldrin was the second man to set foot on the Moon. In 2009, he earned the Congressional Gold Medal for his contributions to space flight.

Scripture of the Day: Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. - James 1:2-3

Video of the Day: The Scott Heard Round the World

Hundreds gather to protest global warming! Click to enlarge.

Technology News
Versace to launch phone this spring
Microsoft to issue out-of-band patch to fix IE hole
Bing to oust Google as default iPhone search?