Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Hot Dog, Speeders, -and- Catch Them If You Can

Hot Dog - eating champ leaves NY jail after fracas
Speeders - speeding drivers given choice of kids' quiz instead of fine
Catch Them If You Can - Interpol asks Web surfers to help catch fugitives

On this day in history: July 6, 1415 - Jan Hus is burned at the stake for various heresies by the Council of Constance. Among other things, Hus had incited the citizens of Prague to protest against antipope John XXIII and his policy of granting indulgences.

Born on this day in history: July 6, 1935 - Dalai Lama (1935 - ) Born Tenzin Gyatso in Taktser, China, the 14th Dalai Lama is the spiritual head of Tibet. After the 1959 Tibetan uprising, he was forced into exile, settling in Punjab, India. In 1989, the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.

Scripture of the Day: Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. (Spoken by Jesus.) — Matthew 24:35

Video of the Day: Rule the Air

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

Technology News
iPhone 4 reception bars: A distorted reality
Apple dumps iPhone 4 restocking fee
Microsof looking into critical bug in Windows XP, Windows 2000