Friday, June 24, 2011

In the News Today:
  • Fighting Back - burglar scared off by man dressed as Thor after New Year party
  • Homeland Insecurity- Mexican troops cross into the United States at Bridge Two
  • Drive My Car - Volkswagen Autopilot lets you drive hands-free at 80 MPH

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Google Sites Now Automatically Render for Mobile
  • PayPal, MPA Shut Accounts of Suspected Movie Pirates
  • Japanese Pop Idol Actually a Digital Creation

    On this Day in History:
    June 24, 1993 - Yale computer science professor Dr. David Gelernter opens a padded envelope in his office when it suddenly explodes. Gelernter loses the sight in one eye, the hearing in one ear, and part of his right hand. In this condition he manages to walk down five flights of stairs and over to the university hospital a block away. It is the handiwork of the Unabomber.

    Born on this Day in History: June 24, 1895 - ack Dempsey (1895 - 1983) Born in Manassa, CO, boxer Jack Dempsey boxed in mining camps and turned pro in 1912. He won the 1919 heavyweight championship, defending the title five times before his loss in 1926. Dempsey moved on to sports promotion and business, opening a famous New York restaurant.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Danica

    Conan O'Brien blasts Final Cut Pro X

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