Wednesday, June 01, 2011

The Law of the Land, Used Cars, -and- Fill 'er Up!

In the News Today:
  • The Law of the Land - ACLU sues for prisoners' "right" to porn
  • Used Cars - Thieves selling stolen cars On Craigslist then stealing them back
  • Fill 'er up! - Florida governor signs welfare drug-screen measure

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Ballmer: Office 365 to Launch in June
  • EnGenius launches long-range outdoor wireless-N access point
  • Android, Android everywhere

    On this Day in History:
    June 1, 1660 - After having received a last-minute reprieve seven months earlier, Mary Dyer is hanged for heresy after returning to Boston. Dyer was a member of the Quakers, a subversive religious sect which had been banned by the Puritan colony under "pain of death."

    Born on this Day in History: June 1, 1926 - Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) Once known as Norma Jean Baker in Los Angeles, movie star and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe adopted her stage name in 1946 after signing with Twentieth Century Fox. She's best remembered for roles in Bus Stop, (1956) and Some Like It Hot (1959). Monroe died of a barbiturate overdose.

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