Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Stupid Criminals, Weapons of Choice, -and- Falling

Stupid Criminals - burglar stuck in restaurant vent for six hours
Weapons of Choice - attempt to get lead out of ammunition deflected
Falling - NYC man plunges 40 stories, lands on car, survives

On this day in history: September 1, 1956 - Elvis Presley buys his mama a pink Cadillac.

Born on this day in history: September 1, 1957 - Gloria Estefan (1957 - ) Born Gloria Fajardo in Havana, singer Gloria Estefan fled Cuba when Castro gained power. In 1978, she married keyboardist Emilio Estefan, and their first Miami Sound Machine disco hit was "Dr. Beat" in 1980. In 1990, Estefan suffered a broken back in a car accident, but made it through a grueling recovery.

Scripture of the Day: Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. — Proverbs 22:6

Video of the Day: The Majestic Plastic Bag - A Mockumentary - submitted by Cap'n Jack

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

Technology News
Windows 7 Family Pack returns in U.S. starting October 3
HP scanners with Webscan expose documents, firm says
Google rolling out "Priority Inbox" for Gmail

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New blogs I recommend!

  • The Greatest Adventure - this is a new blog created by reader Nikole that documents her walk with God.
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