Friday, April 15, 2011

Send in the Clones, Past Prime, -and- Magic Marker

In the News Today

  • Send in the Clones - robots look/act identical to masters
  • Past Prime - Italian butcher arrested for selling decades-old meat
  • Magic Marker - Modesto woman draws beard on her face, robs gas station

    Technology in the News Today

  • White House plan expands Internet oversight
  • Gmail gets personalized backgrounds, email prompts
  • Sony, Kodak: personal camcorders will survive Flip's demise

    On this Day in History
    April 15, 1912 - Unsinkable ship Titanic sinks after being torn by iceberg, with a loss of 1493 passengers.

    Born on this Day in History
    April 15, 1959 - Emma Thompson (1959 - ) Born in London, actress Emma Thompson made her stage debut in Cambridge's renowned Footlights theatre group. She then moved from TV to starring film roles in movies such as Howard's End (1992), for which she won an Oscar and a BAFTA, as well as Sense and Sensibility (1993), which earned her a second Oscar.

    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.