Thursday, June 30, 2011

The Taxman Cometh, Fighting Back, -and- Charge It!

In the News Today:
  • The Taxman Cometh - California tells online retailers to start collecting sales taxes from customers
  • Fighting Back - online retailers strike back at new California tax law
  • Charge It! - homeless man arrested for using outdoor outlet to charge his cell phones

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Did You Land a Google+ Invite? Consider Yourself Lucky
  • Six Things Google+ Can Do That Facebook Can't
  • Google+ Users Want App Store, Facebook Data Imports

    On this Day in History:
    June 30, 1882 - Charles Guiteau, the assassin of President Garfield, is hanged. Tickets for the event went for as much as $300.

    Born on this Day in History: June 30, 1985 - Michael Phelps (1985 - ) Born in Baltimore, Maryland, swimmer Michael Phelps became the youngest male swimmer at an Olympic Games in 68 years. He now holds the record for the most gold medals at a single Olympics—eight—at the 2008 Beijing Games. Phelps has now won a total of 16 Olympic medals, and more than 50 medals internationally.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - submitted by Darin

    Forgotten Cars

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