Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Rage Against the Machines, Splash!, -and- Home Alone

In the News Today:
  • Rage Against the Machines - baby in diapers receives TSA pat-down at Kansas City airport
  • Splash! - man breaks world record with 36-foot belly flop into tiny kiddie pool
  • Home Alone - man found living on top ow Waffle House

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Hands-on with Google Music Beta
  • What is Android@Home? The future of Android
  • Graphene breakthrough could lead to fastest downloads ever

    On this Day in History:
    May 11, 1973 - Charges against Daniel Ellsberg for his role in the Pentagon Papers case were dismissed by Judge William M. Byrne, who cited government misconduct.

    Born on this Day in History: May 11, 1904 - Salvador Dalí (1904 - 1989) Born in Figueres, Spain, artist Salvador Dali produced paintings that made him the world's best-known Surrealist. In the late 1920s, he also began co-producing and writing films such as Un chien andalou (1929). His most famous painting, "The Persistence of Memory"—along with his flamboyant mustache and pet lobster—made him an eccentric art icon.

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