Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Here Comes the Judge, Road Rage, -and- Animal Kingdom

Here Comes the Judge - Australian man jailed for calling magistrate "mate"
Road Rage - teen fatally shot after egging Mercedes
Animal Kingdom - student suspended for riding horse to school

On this day in history: November 2, 1988 - The Internet Worm is released by Cornell grad student Robert Morris. His ingenious program was meant to explore the Internet harmlessly; but due to a bug, it crashed some 6,000 computers. Spaf parlayed the incident into a career.

Born on this day in history: November 2, 1755 - Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) Born in Vienna, Austria, Queen of France Marie Antoinette married the Dauphin, afterward Louis XVI. At the outbreak of the French Revolution, she helped alienate the monarchy from the people. After the king's execution, she was guillotined

Scripture of the Day: You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. — 1 Peter 2:9

Video of the Day: Terry Tate - Get out the Vote!

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

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