Thursday, May 19, 2011

Armed and Dangerous, Don't Cheat!, -and- Respect Your Elders!

In the News Today:
  • Armed and Dangerous - TSA officer arrested for loaded gun in lugage
  • Don't Cheat! - D.C. teachers help students pass standardized tests
  • Respect Your Elders! - 93-year-old woman violently robbed—of $4

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Consumers now buying more Amazon Kindle E-Books than print books
  • LinkedIn launches IPO
  • Microsoft offering upgraded Xbox 360s for consoles with disc issues

    On this Day in History:
    May 19, 1992 - 17-year-old Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the face. Amy had been having an affair with Mary Jo's 38-year-old husband Joey. Fisher winds up spending seven years in prison.

    Born on this Day in History: May 19, 1925 - Malcolm X (1925 - 1965) Born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska, activist Malcolm X spent came to national attention via a TV documentary that portrayed him as a threat to white people. Malcolm X formed the Organization of African-American Unity in 1964, and became a powerful influence to generations of African-Americans. He was assassinated in New York in 1965.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Cap'n Jack

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