Friday, January 14, 2011

Animal Kingdom, License and Registration, -and- I Want My MTV

In the News Today

  • Animal Kingdom - mammoth could be reborn in four years
  • License and Registration - NJ politician wants license plates for bicycles
  • I Want My MTV - Dire Straits' "Money for Nothing" ruled offensive in Canada, banned from radio play

    On this Day in History: January 14, 1943 - Actress Frances Farmer forcefully taken to jail for parole violations with regard to her drunk driving conviction. She receives a 180 day sentence. Several days later, she is committed to an insane asylum, where she receives a lobotomy five years later.

    Born on this Day in History: January 14, 1968 - LL Cool J (1968 - ) Born in Bayshore, New York, hip-hop artist LL Cool J (or "Ladies Love Cool James") released his first hit while a teen. His fourth album, Mama Said Knock You Out, was a mainstream success. He crossed over into film and TV in 1985, and now stars in the hit series, "NCIS: Los Angeles."

    Scripture of the Day

    Video of the Day - 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

  • IBM computer to take on "Jeopardy!" champs for $1M
  • News Corp looking at spinout or sale of MySpace
  • California man pleads guilty to hacking email accounts