Friday, June 17, 2011

Sir Have You Been Drinking?, Sail Away, -and- Last Call

In the News Today:
  • Sir Have You Been Drinking? - arrested man tells cops "48 beers was 10 too many"
  • Sail Away - Newport Beach man refuses to remove 72-foot ship from backyard
  • Last Call - kids' lemonade stand shut down, fined $500 by county

    Technology in the News Today:
  • With Cameras, New Tech Turns Any TV Into a Touch Screen
  • Microsoft Warns of IT Support Phone Scams
  • LulzSec Leaks 62,000 Usernames, Passwords; Find Out if Yours Was

    On this Day in History:
    June 17, 1994 - O.J. Simpson fails to turn himself in to the LAPD at a prearranged time and is later spotted in a white Ford Bronco on a Los Angeles expressway. After a low-speed pursuit through the freeways and streets of Brentwood, O.J. is finally arrested live on television in the driveway of his mansion. According to one of the defense attorneys who served on O.J.'s "Dream Team," Simpson tried to kill himself in the car, but the gun misfired. The Juice allegedly told him: "I pulled the trigger and it didn't go off."

    Born on this Day in History: June 17, 1980 - Venus Williams (1980 - ) Born in Lynwood, CA, tennis champ Venus Williams was the first African-American to reach No. 1 ranking. She's won Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, and Olympic gold

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Darin - Huge gathering of big trucks, little trucks, and other mud-hungry vehicles in Louisiana mud oasis!

    Play Me!

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