Thursday, May 05, 2011

Fight Attendants, That's Not the Ticket, -and- Stupid Criminals

In the News Today:
  • Fight Attendants - stewardesses learn kung fu to deal with unruly passengers
  • That's Not the Ticket - theaters forsee closing over home downloading plan
  • Stupid Criminals - man calls 911 after being shortchanged in crack deal

    Technology in the News Today:
  • China makes Internet censorship more efficient
  • Netflix, video kiosks replacing local video store
  • Sony accounts hacked? Here's what you should do now, soon, and later

    On this Day in History:
    May 5, 1982 - Secretary Janet Smith in the computer science department at Vanderbilt University is injured when she opens a package from the Unabomber.

    Born on this Day in History: My 5, 1959 - Brian Williams (1959 - ) Born in Elmira, New York, TV news anchor Brian Williams began his career in Kansas before moving to a CBS outlet in New York City, where he won an Emmy for reporting on the stock market collapse. He took over from Tom Brokaw as anchor of NBC Nightly News in 2004. Williams' acclaimed coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 improved his image.

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