Thursday, January 06, 2011

The Taxman Cometh, Code Red, -and- Homeland Insecurity

The Taxman Cometh - IRS agent faces 9 years for cheating on his own taxes
Code Red - hijack alert after pilot spills coffee on controls
Homeland Insecurity - Florida professor arrested for "suspicious" bagel on plane

On this day in history: January 6, 1994 - Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is attacked in the knees by a man in Detroit wielding a collapsible baton. It is later determined that her inferior rival Tonya Harding and her boyfriend were responsible for the attack.

Born on this day in history: January 6, 1954 - Anthony Minghella (1954 - 2008) The Academy Award-winning director of The English Patient (1996), Anthony Minghella used his love of literature to create rich, dynamic films. Before his untimely death, Minghella wowed critics and audiences with his adaptations of books such as The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and Cold Mountain (2003).

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
Wi-Fi is leading-edge technology in 2011
Nike, Tom Tom release GPS watch
Motorola Xoom: Android Honeycomb tablet unveiled

The Fog: Laura took this photograph of the intense fog in Chico this morning.

Laura's Work Alcove: Laura took this photograph of her work alcove at SNBC in Chico this morning.

The Fishbowl: Laura took this photograph of the Fishbowl at SNBC in Chico this morning.