Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The Law of the Land, Show Them No Money, -and- The Taxman Cometh

In the News Today:
  • The Law of the Land - judge's demand for homeschooling IDs canceled
  • Show Them No Money - firefighters union to halt contributions to Democrats
  • The Taxman Cometh - California considers soda tax

    Technology in the News Today:
  • SETI alien-hunting telescope array shut down after funding slows
  • "Cloud Girlfriend" brings fantasy relationships to your computer screen
  • Apple sued over iPhone, iPad tracking

    On this Day in History:
    April 26, 2006 - Snoop Dogg and his entourage arrested in London's Heathrow Airport for creating a disturbance when British Airways wouldn't allow the group into a first class lounge. After being escorted outside, there was a fight and seven police officers were injured. After a night in jail, the group is freed but Big Snoop Dogg has been banned from the U.K. and British Airways as a result of the melee.

    Born on this Day in History: April 26, 1933 - Carol Burnett (1933 - ) Born in San Antonio, Texas, comedian and actress Carol Burnett debuted in Broadway musical Once Upon a Mattress (1959), and went on to a stellar TV career, including The Carol Burnett Show (1967-79). An accomplished singer and dancer, Burnett is known for her expressive face, full-throated voice and broad comic roles.

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    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Amber

    Imagine my surprise when I encountered this scene at Walmart while journeying to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.