Monday, March 07, 2011

Food for Thought, Who Are You? -and- They're Here!

In the News Today
Food for Thought - Hard Rock Cafe charges man $1380 for $60 meal
Who Are You? - hacker steals Facebook users ID to solicit money
They're Here! - NASA scientist claims evidence of alien life in meteorite

On this Day in History: March 7, 1990 - The CIA stages a fake satellite explosion of a KH-11 spy satellite code named Misty which was in low earth orbit. Both American and Russian sources reported Misty's destruction, but amateur astronomers have shown that this was a deception to allow it to achieve a higher, less detectable orbit.

Born on this Day in History: March 7, 1962 - Tammy Faye Messner (1942 - 2007) Tammy Faye LaValley met and married Jim Bakker during college. The Bakkers launched a Christian TV network in the 1970s, which reached 13 million viewers and funded the couple's opulent lifestyle. Jim's extramarital affairs unraveled the empire—and his marriage—in 1992. In 2004, Tammy Faye appeared on reality show "The Surreal Life."

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 remote-nukes malware off Android phones
Wordpress DOoS attacks came mostly from China
Microsoft urges users to "say goodbye to IE6"