Friday, February 04, 2011

Expensive Sunglasses,Hop to It!, -and- In Seach of the Black Pearl

In the News Today
Expensive Sunglasses - Navy testing high-tech LCD sunglasses that instantly auto-tint
Hop to It! - firemen called to rescue beer
In Search of the Black Pearl - oysters disappearing worldwide

On this Day in History: February 4, 1974 - Patty Hearst kidnapped

Born on this Day in History: February 4, 1913 - Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005) Born in Tuskegee, Alabama, civil rights advocate Rosa Parks was a community activist best known for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus in Montgomery, which resulted in the famous bus boycott led by Martin Luther King Jr. (1955-6). Parks is honored as the "mother" of the civil rights movement.

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 in the News Today
Microsoft to issue a dozen updates next week for Windows, Visio
Firefox 4 delayed again; 12th beta planned
MySpace sale could be inevitable