Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The Kids Are Alright, Lawnmower Man, -and- To Protect and Serve

In the News Today:
  • The Kids Are Alright - 6-year-old boy saves choking 2-year-old sister
  • Lawnmower Man - Canadian woman returns home from vacation, finds front lawn missing
  • To Protect and Serve - D.C. cop charged with scamming 85-year-old woman

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Lookout Adds "Safe Browsing" Feature for Android Devices
  • Hands On: Swype 3.0 for Honeycomb Tablets
  • Google Unveils Instant Pages, New Voice and Image Search Technologies

    On this Day in History:
    June 15, 1993 - The Washington Times reports that at least 1,416 Boy Scout leaders have been expelled for molestation since 1973. Of course, those were only the ones who actually got caught.

    Born on this Day in History: June 15, 1973 - Neil Patrick Harris (1973 - ) Actor Neil Patrick Harris entered the spotlight as a pre-teen prodigy on TV's "Doogie Howser, M.D." in 1989. He next wowed fans as a successful Broadway star, then returned to television in the 2005 sitcom, "How I Met Your Mother." In 2008, he starred as the aspiring super-villain in the Internet phenomenon, "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along-Blog."

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Darin

    Big-block Chevrolet S-10 Blazer STUCK!

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

    I determined it was time to upgrade my office. The new setup is ergonomically excellent, and productivity has increased a good deal. There is an issue that must be addressed, however: I have not yet found a suitable perch for the 84" Vizio LED HDTV!