Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Guten Tag, Eye of Newt, -and- Weapons of Choice

In the News Today
Guten Tag - man escapes psychiatric ward, teaches German
Eye of Newt - Romania to get even tougher on witches
Weapons of Choice - more wealthy DC residents registering guns

On this Day in History: February 9, 1968 - Planet of the Apes opens.

Born on this Day in History: February 9, 1944 - Alice Walker (1944 - ) Born in Eatonton, Georgia, poet and novelist Alice Walker is best known for her novels, notably The Color Purple (1982), which won a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award. It was made into a successful 1985 movie a 2005 Broadway musical. In 2006, she was inducted into the California Hall of Fame for her contributions to literature.

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
Settlement reached by woman fired for Facebook posts
Mozilla Firefox 4 Beta gets "Do Not Track"
Viruses, spyware, and malware--what's the difference?