Friday, January 21, 2011

Fighting Back, Matters of Life and Death, -and- Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

In the News Today
Fighting Back - boy fends off wolf pack with heavy metal music
Matters of Life and Death - marchers want Congress to defund Planned Parenthood
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Texas bill would create domestic violence registry

On this Day in History: January 21, 1992 - Former child star Dana Plato (Diff'rent Strokes) arrested on charges of armed robbery for holding up a video store in Las Vegas. She served 200 hours of community service as sentence.

Born on this Day in History: January 21, 1956 - Geena Davis (1956 - ) Born in Wareham, Massachusetts, actress Geena Davis was a model before making her film debut in Tootsie (1982). She then won acclaim for playing Thelma in the controversial film Thelma and Louise (1991). Davis also appeared in several TV series, including 2005's Commander in Chief, in which she played the role of the first female president.

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 in the News Today
Twitter Worm pushes fake antivirus protection
Report: Google prepping Groupon competitor
Verizon girds for court battle on 'Net Neutrality