Thursday, April 15, 2010

Unlicensed to Drive, Never Too Young, -and- Crime and Punishment

Unlicensed to Drive - student driver flips instructor's car on second lesson
Never Too Young - 3rd-grader plays drug dealer, hands out heroin on playground
Crime and Punishment - inmate murders girlfriend during conjugal visit

On this day in history: April 15, 1989 - 96 soccer fans are crushed to death at Hillsborough stadium in Sheffield, England. During the opening minutes of the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, Sheffield police order a gate opened at one end of the stadium. A throng of 2,000 Liverpool fans attempt to surge into the seating section, smashing more than 250 already-seated fans against the security fence.

Born on this day in history: April 15, 1959 - Emma Thompson (1959 - ) Born in London, actress Emma Thompson made her stage debut in Cambridge's renowned Footlights theatre group. She then moved from TV to starring film roles in movies such as Howard's End (1992), for which she won an Oscar and a BAFTA, as well as Sense and Sensibility (1993), which earned her a second Oscar.

Scripture of the Day: This is why you pay taxes, for the authorities are God's servants, who give their full time to governing. Give everyone what you owe him. If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor. - Romans 13:6-7

Video of the Day: Shelby Cobra - Two Original '65 Competition 427s - submitted by Frank

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

Technology News
Library of Congress to archive all tweets
Facebook offers security tips for teens, parents
Researchers warn of malware hidden in .zip files

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