Thursday, March 24, 2011

Coming to a Theatre Near You, DOB, -and- Come Fly with Me

In the News Today
  • Coming to a Theatre Near You - cinemas reluctant to say what's in movie popcorn
  • DOB - Facebook booting 200,000 underage users per day
  • Come Fly with Me - possible sleeping air traffic controllers investigated

    On this Day in History: March 24, 1989 - Exxon tanker Valdez, piloted by a drunk captain, strikes a well-charted reef at Prince William sound, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil.

    Born on this Day in History: March 24, 1930 - Steve McQueen (1930 - 1980) Actor Steve McQueen came to fame in the TV Western "Wanted—Dead or Alive" (1958). This led to work in films such as The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Great Escape (1963). McQueen was also renowned for his off-screen racing skills, and he often did his own stunts—including the high speed chase in his famous film, Bullitt (1968).

    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
  • Google Doodle celebrates illusionist Harry Houdini's 137th birthday
  • Sony: PS3 hacker "Geohot" has fled the country
  • Netflix blames outage on "rare technical issue"