Friday, May 27, 2011

Time Off for Bad Behavior, Twister Logic, -and- Car 54 Where Are You?

In the News Today:
  • Time Off for Bad Behavior - California blames computer glitch for release of 450 violent criminals
  • Twister Logic - Rosie O'Donnell says tornadoes caused by global warming
  • Car 54 Where Are You? - new LAPD patrol car to sport infrared night vision, license plate scanner

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Apple Macs hit by scareware attacks
  • New teen ailment: Facebook depression
  • Move over, Apple: Amazon launches Mac Download store

    On this Day in History:
    May 27, 1977 - After the pressing plant initially refuses to duplicate the record and the printer refuses to make the covers, Virgin finally releases "God Save the Queen" by the Sex Pistols in time for the monarch's Jubilee celebration.

    Born on this Day in History: May 27, 1923 - Henry Kissinger (1923 - ) Born in Fuerth, Germany, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (1971–6) gained national attention with his first book, Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy (1957). He was an adviser to Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson, and served as Secretary of State in the Nixon and Ford administrations.

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