Monday, December 27, 2010

Slow Down!, She's Alive, -and- How Sweet It Is!

Slow Down! - man goes on crusade against speed traps
She's Alive! - Brazilian woman wakes up in her coffin hours before she would have been buried alive
How Sweet It Is! - chocolate better for treating common cold than echinacea

On this day in history: December 27, 1992 - Harry Connick, Jr., was arrested at Kennedy Airport in New York City after telling authorities he had an unloaded 9mm pistol in his luggage, which he said he had forgotten that his sister had given to him.

Born on this day in history: December 27, 1901 - Marlene Dietrich (1901 - 1992) Born in Berlin, Germany, actress and singer Marlene Dietrich gained international attention in The Blue Angel (1930) and moved to Hollywood with its director, Josef von Sternberg, who starred her in six films that emphasized her persona of enigmatic sexuality. Resisting requests by the Nazis to return to Germany, she became a U.S. citizen in 1939.

Scripture of the Day:

Videos of the Day: Submitted by Phillip

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

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