Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Weapons of Choice, The Cost of Living, -and- Animal Kingdom

In the News Today
Weapons of Choice - Indiana teen builds "death ray"
The Cost of Living - America's 50 most expensive small towns
Animal Kingdom - rooster kills man attending cockfight

On this Day in History: February 8, 1960 - Beer heir Adolph Coors III (who was ironically allergic to beer), killed after a failed kidnapping attempt in Colorado. By October, Joseph Corbett Jr. is arrested in Canada after an national manhunt.

Born on this Day in History: February 8, 1931 - James Dean (1931 - 1955) Born in Marion, Indiana, actor James Dean starred in only three films, including Rebel Without a Cause (1955). His untimely death in a car accident helped make him a cult figure who represented youthful rebellion. In 1965, he was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.

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
Alcatel-Lucent puts a cell tower in the palm of your hand
Undead Labs working on online zombie game
Does your PC suffer from physical abuse? it's not alone