Monday, March 14, 2011

Dinner and a Movie, Brave New Schools, -and- Media Matters

In the News Today

  • Dinner and a Movie - New York man faces five years in jail for linking to online videos
  • Brave New Schools -teen girl suspended for having acne drug
  • Media Matters - Netflix to to install Greg Laurie's "Lost Boy" story

    On this Day in History: March 14, 1997 - A tank illegally stored at the federal government's Hanford nuclear facility in Washington state explodes, causing the release of 30,000 gallons of plutonium into the environment. The government tried to cover up the incident, going so far as having the Department of Energy deny the release of any contamination.

    Born on this Day in History: March 14, 1955 - Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955) German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein is regarded as the father of modern physics for his contributions to the sciences. Over the course of his life, he published more than 300 scientific works. In 1921, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his discoveries in the field, including his theories of special and general relativity.

    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
  • Users complain iPhone clock bungles time change
  • Report: Internet Explorer used to exploit Windows MHTML vulnerability
  • Batteries could power gizmos for months, thanks to new memory tech