Friday, January 15, 2010

Veggie Doubles, The Fats of Life, -and- Paper or Plastic?

Veggie Doubles - Iron Chef special used ringers, not veggies from the White House garden
The Fats of Life - floor collapses at Weight Watchers clinic
Paper or Plastic? - Walmart begins charging for grocery bags in Northern California

On this day in history: January 15, 1947 - The body of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short is discovered in a vacant lot, her mutilated corpse chopped in half at the waist. Her murder is known as The Black Dahlia Murder, one of the most lurid murder cases in Los Angeles history. The murderer was never found.

Born on this day in history: January 15, 1929 - Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an advocate for peace and civil rights in the 1960s. King's finest hour came on August 28, 1963, when he made his famous "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, D.C. King was assassinated for his beliefs on April 4, 1968, but the evidence of his work continues to live on to this day.

Scripture of the Day: Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." - John 8:31-32

Video of the Day: Top 5 Nexus One Apps - submitted by Cap'n Jack

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this traffic impediment while journeying to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.

Technology News
New IE hole exploited in attack on U.S. firms

Sushi! Laura is feeling unwell today and is leaving work early. While picking up a prescription for cough syrup at Raley's, she also snagged some sushi for dinner this evening. The wasabi should cure her ills! Click to enlarge.