Monday, January 10, 2011

Talk to the Animals, To Protect and Serve, -and- Animal Kingdom

In the news today
Talk to the Animals - kitty litter manufacturer sues rival over TV ad
To Protect and Serve - cop investigated in theft of $10 bottle opener
Animal Kingdom - cross-eyed possum charms Germany

On this day in history: January 10, 1998 - German psychologist Heidi Fittkau-Garthe was charged in the Canary Islands with a plot of murder-suicide in which 31 cult followers, including five children, were to ingest poison. After the suicides they were to be picked up by spaceship for an unspecified destination.

Born on this day in history: January 10, 1945 - Rod Stewart (1945 - ) Born in London, singer-songwriter Rod Stewart began as a soloist, then joined The Faces in 1969. In 1971, he topped both U.K. and U.S. music charts with his album, Every Picture Tells A Story and his hit single "Maggie May." Stewart’s 1975 song, "Sailing," recently became the unofficial British Navy anthem.

Scripture of the Day

Video of the Day - Submitted by Cindy

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

Technology News
SanDisk releases $1,500 CompactFlash card—"world's fastest"
Commodore returns with gaming strategy, phone, tablet plans
eBay app gets "augmented reality" for sunglasses