Friday, November 12, 2010

Late Fees, Crime and Punishment, -and- Emergency!

Late Fees - man returns book to library after 53 years
Crime and Punishment - Oklahoma to execute prisoner using veterinary drug
Emergency! - cash-strapped Florida city loses police, fire protection due to unpaid bills

On this day in history: November 12, 1933 - Hugh Gray of the British Aluminium Company took five pictures of the Loch Ness Monster, the first known photos. Four the the five exposures were blank, and the remaining photo was later proven to be a hoax.

Born on this day in history: November 12, 1929 - Grace Kelly (1929 - 1982) Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, film actress and Princess Grace Kelly made her film debut in 1951, achieving fame in such classics as High Noon (1952) and To Catch a Thief (1955). In 1956, she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco, but tragedy struck when she killed in a car accident.

Scripture of the Day: Since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding. — Colossians 1:9

Video of the Day: Droid X Underwater - submitted by Darin

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

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