Monday, June 13, 2011

Fighting Back, A Room without a View, -and- Animal Kingdom

In the News Today:
  • Fighting Back - Redding Circle K clerk foils robbery attempt with mop handle
  • A Room without a View - tour bus driver stashes extra passengers in luggage compartment
  • Animal Kingdom - army of rats "the size of possums" invade Goodna

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Turkey Arrests 13 "Anonymous" Members
  • Les Paul Google Doodle Gets Standalone Site
  • BitCoins: The Currency of Hackers

    On this Day in History:
    June 13, 1962 - Three convicts—Frank Lee Morris and the brothers John and Clarence Anglin—escape from Alcatraz island in a rowboat made out of raincoats. They are the only prisoners believed to have successfully escaped.

    Born on this Day in History: June 13, 1986 - Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (1986 - ) Born in Sherman Oaks, CA, actress twins Mary-Kate and Ashley debuted at nine months old, sharing the role of Michelle on ABC sitcom "Full House," which ran for eight years. By 12, the girls had starred in home videos, feature films, multimedia entertainment and another ABC series, "Two of a Kind." The Olsens are worth about $3 billion.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: -

    Les Paul Google Doodle - play guitar, record, save

    David Louis Harter's Les Paul Google Doodle Compositions - I shall add to this list when I create new recordings

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