Friday, May 06, 2011

Checkmate, Look...up in the Sky, -and- Stop Thief!

In the News Today:
  • Checkmate - at age 10, U.S. chess master already old pro
  • Look...up in the Sky - "JetMan" to fly over Grand Canyon
  • Stop Thief! - mob swarms Vegas store, steals $600 merchandise in three minutes

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Mozilla defies DHS takedown request for "MafiaaFire" add-on
  • U.S. Chamber to publish rogues gallery of pirate sites
  • Are tablets replacing PCs, other gadgets?

    On this Day in History:
    May 6, 1954 - British athlete Roger Bannister became the first person to run a mile in under four minutes (3:59:4).

    Born on this Day in History: May 6, 1961 - George Clooney (1961 - ) Born in Lexington, KY actor, producer and director George Clooney became known as Dr. Doug Ross in TV series ER (1994-9), and went on to fame in such hits as Batman and Robin (1997), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) and Oceans Eleven (2001). In 2002, Clooney made his directorial debut with Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.

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