Monday, January 17, 2011

The Driver, Chicken Little, -and- Somebody's Watching You

In the News Today

  • The Driver - school bus driver arrested and suspended for driving drunk with gun
  • Chicken Little - astrological storm after suggestion zodiac signs are wrong
  • Somebody's Watching You - Marysville convenience store bathroom cam unnerves customers

    On this Day in History
    January 17, 1977 - After refusing appeals and demanding his death sentence, double murderer Gary Gilmore is given a hood and shot by a Utah Firing Squad in the first U.S. execution in ten years.

    Born on this Day in History
    January 17, 1942 - Muhammad Ali (1942 - ) Born in Louisville, Kentucky, boxer Muhammad Ali won the heavyweight title in 1964. In 1967, he refused to be drafted into the army on religious grounds. He was stripped of his title and barred from the ring, but a Supreme Court decision overturned the ruling. Ali racked up 56 wins—37 of them knockouts—before retiring in 1981.

    Scripture of the Day

    Video of the Day -

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

    Technology News

  • Mozilla releases Firefox 4 Beta 9, promises speed bump
  • The most important products at CES
  • Windows 7 SP1 released to OEMs--public soon?

    Incredible Painting - submitted by Frank - This is an incredible painting by Jon McNaughton. This painting represents McNaughton's response to criticism of "One Nation Under God." Read the explanation below the painting and then view the painting. You can move the mouse over any person and the right side of the screen gives a description of that person. Just move the mouse, do not click.

    Notice Jesus Christ in the center with all his garments are explained.

    Notice Jesus Christ holding the U.S. Constitution.

    Satan is also in the painting.