Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Drive My Car, The Taxman Cometh, -and- Gas Pains

In the News Today:
  • Drive My Car - DMV employees accused of taking payoffs for driver's licenses
  • The Taxman Cometh - CA may set up Internet policing of online sales
  • Gas Pains - Chicago hits record high price of $4.44 per gallon

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Generic Internet domains on the way
  • Carriers at the end of their (free) tether
  • We're being spied on, thanks to Facebook

    On this Day in History:
    May 4, 2001 - After dinner at Vitello's in Studio City, film and television actor Robert Blake remembers that he left something at the restaurant. When he returns to the car, he discovers his wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley, slumped over in the passenger seat. She had been shot in the head by person or persons unknown. Bakley later dies of her injury. One year later, Blake is charged with the murder.

    Born on this Day in History: May 4, 1929 - Audrey Hepburn (1929 - 1993) Born in Brussels, Belgium, actress Audrey Hepburn trained as a ballet dancer, making her acting debut in London in 1948. Hepburn went on to international acclaim for films like Sabrina (1954) and Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). In later years, one of Hollywood's greatest style icons became a UNICEF goodwill ambassador.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Danica

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