Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Fighting Back, Fighting Back Too, -and- Animal Kingdom

Fighting Back - U.S. Marine stabbed by shoplifter stealing laptop from Augusta, GA Best Buy on Black Friday
Fighting Back Too - tanning salon customer grabs gun, kills robber
Animal Kingdom - chicken lays monster eggs

On this day in history: December 14, 1944 - Lupe Velez, Hollywood's "Mexican Spitfire" of the 1940s, commits suicide with an overdose of sleeping pills. Contrary to her plans of being found laid out on the bed in a silk nightgown, she is instead discovered in the bathroom with her head in the toilet. Her ex-husband, Tarzan star Johnny Weismuller, frequently used to beat her.

Born on this day in history: December 14, 1946 - Patty Duke (1946 - ) Born Anna Marie Duke on December 14, 1946 in Elmhurst, New York. Patty Duke's first big role came in 1951 when she was cast as Helen Keller in the Broadway version of The Miracle Worker. In 1962, the play was turned into a feature film, and Patty won an Academy Award for best supporting actress. She was the youngest person ever to win the award.

Scripture of the Day:

Video of the Day: Axe Parody - submitted by Darin

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

Technology News
Seagate launches first 2.5" 1TB enterprise hard drive
Android Market gets an update
Hacker accessed McDonald's customer database