Monday, February 14, 2011

Fighting Back, Matters of Life and Death, -and- Queen for a Day

In the News Today
Fighting Back - father of three fights off crocodile attack
Matters of Life and Death - Congress investigates de-funding Planned Parenthood
Queen for a Day - Miss San Antonio to lose crown over weight gain

On this Day in History: February 14, 1929 - The Capone gang kills six members of the "Bugs" Moran gang and one other person at the S.M.C. Cartage company in Chicago, in an event known as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Bogus police officers were used so that it appeared to be a routine police bust. Except for all the bodies.

Born on this Day in History: February 14, 1942 - Michael Bloomberg (1942 - ) Born in Massachusetts, Michael Rubens Bloomberg became one of America's most successful businessmen after launching his software company Bloomberg L.P. in 1986. In 2002, Bloomberg entered the political arena, becoming the 108th mayor of New York. Bloomberg won re-election to a third term in 2009. He accepts only $1 annually for his services.

Scripture of the Day

Video of the Day - submitted by Danica

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
12 online rules you should follow before your next date
Adobe aims to speed Flash on phones
ViewSonic unveils multi-use tablet PC