Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Keep It To Yourself, The Name Game, -and- Northern Exoposure

In the News Today:
  • Keep It To Yourself - woman sends text threats to herself
  • The Name Game - Facebook-loving couple names baby "Like"
  • Northern Exposure - Denmark preparing to stake claim to North Pole

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Hewlett Packard not convinced of the value of Thunderbolt
  • Sony shuts down PSN eriefly due to flood of password resets
  • MIT breakthrough could push chip clock speeds much higher

    On this Day in History:
    May 17, 1965 - Magazine The Nation publishes Hunter S. Thompson's first-hand experiences with the Hell's Angels motorcycle club. The bikers would eventually stomp Thompson when they demanded payment for his time spent. A year later, Random House published his book Hells Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs.

    Born on this Day in History: May 17, 1936 - Dennis Hopper (1936 - 2010) Born in Dodge City, Kansas, Dennis Hopper caused a sensation with anti-establishment Easy Rider (1969), in which he directed and starred. Later films include Blue Velvet (1986) and Speed (1994), and he also directed Colors (1988). Hopper landed a spot on the 2005 TV series

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