Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Fighting Back, Clean Your Plate, -and- Liar Liar

Fighting Back - wrestler puts bungling burglar in headlock
Clean Your Plate - girl must eat every 15 minutes to stay alive
Liar Liar - beauty queen striped of title over age and origin lies

On this day in history: June 29, 1992 - Mohammed Boudiaf is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards less than six months after becoming President of Algeria. A former hero in the war of independence, Boudiaf had been chosen by the Islamic Salvation Front to serve as figurehead for their regime. More than 100,000 Algerians will later die in political bloodshed in the following decade.

Born on this day in history: June 29, 1941 - Stokely Carmichael (1941 - 1998) Born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, activist Stokely Carmichael emigrated to the U.S. in 1952, and became a leader in the 1960s civil rights movement. In 1969, he moved to Guinea to support Pan-Africanism.

Scripture of the Day: The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, O Lord, endures forever—do not abandon the works of your hands. - Psalm 138:8

Video of the Day: Hitler Reacts to the iPhone 4 Antenna Issue - submitted by Chris

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

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