Friday, April 22, 2011

Wrong Turn, Can You Hear Me Now?, -and- Have a Seat

In the News Today:
  • Wrong Turn - top 10 worst sat-nav blunders
  • Can You Hear Me Now? - Apple silent on secret data files in iPhones, iPads as watchdogs demand answers
  • Have a Seat - Detroit Public Library spends $1092 apiece for chairs

    Technology in the News Today:
  • $36M stolen credit card hacker pleads guilty
  • Police already using iPhone tracking data
  • Amazon tailors Android Kindle app for Honeycomb

    On this Day in History:
    April 22, 1934 - John Dillinger's gang shoots their way out of an FBI ambush outside the Little Bohemia Hunting Lodge in northern Wisconsin. The FBI accidentally kills one innocent bystander and injures two others in the humiliating debacle.

    Born on this Day in History: April 22, 1937 - Jack Nicholson (1937 - ) Actor Jack Nicholson first hit big in a supporting role in Easy Rider> (1969). His charisma and acute sense of humor have illuminated a wide range of characters in films as diverse as Chinatown (1974), The Shining (1980) and Batman (1989). He has earned several Oscars, notably for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and Terms of Endearment (1983).

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