Thursday, April 21, 2011

Somebody's Watching You, Stupid Criminals, -and- The Gorey Detals

In the News Today

  • Somebody's Watching You - hidden tracking files found on iPhone, iPad
  • Stupid Criminals - man tries to rob store with game remote
  • The Gorey Details - Apple named "least green" tech company, Al Gore on board of directors

    Technology in the News Today

  • SanDisk, Toshiba introduce 19nm NAND flash
  • Senate, FCC demand details on Apple iPhone/iPad tracking
  • April's Lyrid meteor shower may be outshined by the Moon

    On this Day in History
    April 21, 1992 - Convicted murderer Robert Alton Harris consumes two large pizzas, a bucket of fried chicken, and some ice cream on the eve of his execution. Later, before the gas chamber is activated, Harris propounds: "You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everyone dances with the grim reaper."

    Born on this Day in History
    April 21, 1951 - Tony Danza (1951 - ) Boxer Tony Danza met a television producer at his boxing gym in New York, which led to his role as Tony Banta on the popular sitcom "Taxi" in 1978. The role led to other successful television appearances, including a starring role in "Who's the Boss?" (1984) and his own talk show "The Tony Danza Show" (2004)

    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.