Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Fighting Back, Somebody's Watching You, -and- You Keep Me Hanging On

Fighting Back - Target stabbing spree ended by off-duty West Hollywood deputy who was shopping
Somebody's Watching You- Eye in sky finds illegal Pierce County buildings
You Keep Me Hanging On - Rollercoaster thrillseekers left dangling upside down 50ft up for 20 minutes after poncho gets stuck in rails

On this day in history: May 5, 1961 - Alan B. Shepard is the first American in space, with a fifteen minute suborbital flight.

Born on this day in history: May 5, 1959 - Brian Williams (1959 - ) Born in Elmira, New York, TV news anchor Brian Williams began his career in Kansas before moving to a CBS outlet in New York City, where he won an Emmy for reporting on the stock market collapse. He took over from Tom Brokaw as anchor of "NBC Nightly News" in 2004. Williams' acclaimed coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 improved his image.

Scripture of the Day: Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7

Video of the Day: 185-year-old Tortoise - submitted by Cindy

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

Technology News
Is Microsoft's Internet Explorer losing users?
MIT researchers print solar cell on paper
William Shatner, tech mogul?

Photography Contest
Please vote for your favorite photographers! Voting will end, and winners will be announced on May 15. Here are the photographers' numbers and the photographs they submitted: Submissions. Photographers will remain anonymous until voting has ended. Photography Contest Gallery. Currently, these are the tally positions: P2, P5, P4, P32, P8.

May Madness - Corning Car Show
The Corning Chamber of Commerce presents the 14th Annual Corning Classic Car Show - May Madness Show, Shine, and Cruise! May 7th and 8th. See the schedule of events:
Calendar of North State Events.

Corning Skatepark Association
Be certain to visit the new Corning Skatepark Association Web Site!