Thursday, October 14, 2010

El Abhir, Without a Net, -and- Vote Yes on No

- man raised from dead after doctor prays for patient
Without a Net - Swedish man dies in live "cyber suicide" broadcast
Vote Yes on No - Texas county's absentee ballot features Chilean flag

On this day in history: October 14, 1977 - During an anti-gay rally in Des Moines, Iowa, Anita Bryant gets hit in the face mid-prayer with a banana cream pie. Bryant finishes with custard dripping from her face: "Father, I want to ask that you forgive him and that we love him, and that we're praying for him to be delivered from his deviant lifestyle."

Born on this day in history: October 14, Usher (1978 - ) Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, singer-songwriter Usher began singing gospel at six years old. He released his eponymous debut album while still in high school, and it became an instant success. By the time he released his third album, Usher was one of the most recognizable faces in R&B.

Scripture of the Day: Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is -- his good, pleasing, and perfect will. — Romans 12:2

Video of the Day: - "Alison" - Elvis Costello - This song was an "earworm" for me this morning. I could sing the words but needed to resort to humming when I arrived at the title! On the third trip through the alphabet, it came to me—thus negating the necessity of using Google to find the song title! Whew! This is one of my favorite Elvis Costello songs—along with "Watching the Detectives" and "Is She Really Going out with Him?" My rock group performed all three songs when when we were Night Flight.

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

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