Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Up in Smoke, Asleep at the Wheel, -and- Free Ride

Up in Smoke - California marijuana measure fails
Asleep at the Wheel - "sleepwalking" man beats DUI charge
Free Ride - Russian stowaway survives flight in landing gear

On this day in history: November 3, 1957 - Laika the dog becomes the first living creature in space. She asphyxiated when oxygen in the Soviet Sputnik 2 ran out. However, some western researchers speculate that Laika roasted when the satellite's heat shields were detached.

Born on this day in history: November 3, 1949 - Anna Wintour (1949 - ) Born in London, England, Anna Wintour became an international fashion icon as editor-in-chief of the highly influential Vogue magazine. She is known for her oversized dark glasses, sharp bob hairstyle, and icy demeanor. In 2009, the documentary September Issue, was made about Wintour and the largest issue of the Vogue published.

Scripture of the Day: Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. — Romans 13:1

Video of the Day: World's Smallest Car - 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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