Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Happiness Is a Warm Gun, Go Tell It on the Mountain, -and- See You in Court

Happiness is a Warm Gun - Amtrak passengers can bring firearms aboard beginning December 15
Go Tell It on the Mountain - player fumbles ball, sends angry tweet to God
See You in Court - Barbie makers to sue over lesbian calendar

On this day in history: December 1, 1947 - Aleister Crowley, the wickedest man in the world, dead in Hastings England, aged 74. He wrote that "for nearly all purposes, human sacrifice is best", and taught the Law of Thelema, "do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law." Crowley also appears on the cover of Beatles' Sgt. Pepper.

Born on this day in history: December 1, 1935 - Woody Allen (1935 - ) Born in New York City, film actor, writer and director Woody Allen began with slapstick comedies like Bananas (1971), then shifted to more serious concerns in films such as Annie Hall (1977) and Husbands and Wives (1992). In 1996, Allen received a lifetime achievement award from the Directors Guild of America.

Scripture of the Day:

Video of the Day: Dodge Charger Police Car Burnout - 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
ViewSonic adds touch to monitors and PCs
Interpol puts out wanted notice for WikiLeaks founder
FTC to release 'do not track' report on Web privacy