Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Fighting Back, Stupid Criminals, -and- Gun Control

Fighting Back - teacher tackles Colorado school shooter
Stupid Criminals - man sent 500 texts on stolen phone
Gun Control - NRA gun instructor accidentally shoots student

On this day in history: February 24, 1998 - A man "on a mission from God" hijacks a Turkish Airlines jet with 68 on board, claiming to have a bomb in his teddy bear, and attempts to divert it to Iran. Passengers put an end to his plans.

Born on this day in history: February 24, 1955 - Steven Jobs (1955 - ) California entrepreneur Steve Jobs co-founded Apple Computer in 1976. The company's Apple II computer helped launch the personal computer revolution in 1977. During his time away from the company in 1985, he helped bring Pixar Animation to world fame. He then returned to Apple, ushering in a new era of computing with his 2001 iPod and 2007 iPhone.

Scripture of the Day: We love because [God] first loved us. - 1 John 4:19

Video of the Day: MWC: Microsoft debuts Windows Phone 7 Series

Technology News
Adobe patches Download Manager hole
More TVs hopping onto the Internet
Experts warn of catastrophe from cyberattacks
Recognizr can identify you by your photo alone

Here is Laura with the two-month-old baby leopard that the Kirshner Wildlife Foundation brought to SNBC. She thoroughly enjoyed playing with the
leopard. Click to enlarge.