Thursday, April 07, 2011

Matters of Life and Death, Law of the Land, -and- He's Lovin' It

In the News Today
  • Matters of Life and Death - Idaho passes far-reaching anti-abortion law
  • Law of the Land - loophole lets New Jersey politicians double dip
  • He's Lovin' It - woman asks court to include son's $60-a-week McDonald's habit in spousal maintenance

    On this Day in History: April 7, 1989 - Soviet nuclear submarine Komsomolets sinks in the Norwegian sea, with two nuclear reactors and two nuclear torpedoes aboard. 41 crew members die, and the submarine remains one mile below the surface of the ocean, with its nuclear weapons intact.

    Born on this Day in History: April 7, 1915 - Billie Holiday (1915 - 1959) Billie Holiday rose above her difficult upbringing to become one of the most influential blues singers of all time. Her raspy, haunting voice on songs such as "My Man" and "Strange Fruit" brought her national fame, and still resonates with audiences; decades after her 1959 death she earned a Grammy and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    Scripture of the Day

    Video of the Day - Submitted by Darin

    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 adding malicious download warnings to Chrome
  • Google sinking $100 million into YouTube content
  • Infographic: anatomy of a phishing attack