Friday, April 01, 2011

Bottoms Up, Non-organic Farming, -and- The Getaway

In the News Today
  • Bottoms Up - cocktails made from cobras
  • Non-organic Farming - Florida elementary school sprayed by crop duster
  • The Getaway - armed robber tries to flee in wheelchair

    On this Day in History: April 1, 1984 - Legendary Motown singer Marvin Gaye, who had recently moved back in with his parents, physically batters his own father. Minutes later Dad returns with a gun, shooting Marvin twice in the chest and killing him instantly.

    Born on this Day in History: April 1, 1932 - Debbie Reynolds (1932 - ) Born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, TX, actress Debbie Reynolds gained notice in musical The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950), and is best known for Singin' in the Rain (1952), opposite Gene Kelly. In 1964, she won an Oscar for The Unsinkable Molly Brown. In later years, Reynolds has split her time among stage, screen and TV appearances.

    Scripture of the Day

    Video of the Day - Submitted by Cindy

    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
  • HP printers are now Google "Cloud Print" enabled
  • AP adds Mozilla's "do not track" header to news sites
  • Google denies plans for facial-recognition app