Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Wake Up!, Animal Kingdom, -and- Lights Out in London

Wake Up! - AAA report says 41% of drivers surveyed admit to sleeping while driving
Animal Kingdom - chihuahua, pomeranian on Queensland's top 100 dangerous dogs list
Lights Out in London - England dimming lights to save money

On this day in history: November 10, 1940 - Walt Disney begins serving as a secret informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI, to report back information on Hollywood subversives. He was made a "Full Special Agent in Charge Contact" in 1954. We should note that Disney was atheist and thus subversive in his own little way.

Born on this day in history: November 10, 1932 - Roy Scheider (1932 - 2008) Born in Orange, New Jersey, Roy Scheider began his career as a boxer and a military man before becoming a stage actor. In 1971, he got his big break in The French Connection, for which he earned an Academy Award nod. But his best-known role came in 1975 with Steven Spielberg's film Jaws.

Scripture of the Day: "God's voice thunders in marvelous ways; he does great things beyond our understanding. He says to the snow, 'Fall on the earth,' and to the rain shower, 'Be a mighty downpour.'" — Job 37:5-6

Video of the Day: 24 000 WATT Car Sound System - 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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