Monday, June 06, 2011

Time's Up!, The Mark of the Beast, -and- The Hunger

In the News Today:
  • Time's Up! - the ten easiest ways to waste time on the Internet
  • The Mark of the Beast - activist calls for tattooing global warming dissenters
  • The Hunger - three arrested, charged with illegally feeding homeless

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Microsoft Office 365 Launching June 28
  • Pranksters Slap Huge Windows Logo on Apple Store
  • Syrian Internet Restored, Violent Videos of Street Protests Emerge

    On this Day in History:
    June 6, 1999 - In the largest jailbreak in Brazilian history, 345 prisoners run out of the main gate of Putim maximum security prison, without even the slightest response from the warden or guards. This makes the 10th escape for the 3-year-old detention center. Authorities will kill two of the fugitives and accidentally jail five innocent bystanders in the ensuing manhunt.

    Born on this Day in History: June 6, 1955 - Sandra Bernhard (1955 - ) Born in Flint, MI, comedian and actress Sandra Bernhard developed brash, in-your-face comedy in the 1970s. A multi-talented performer, she has appeared in movies, TV shows, and written several books. In 2001, Bernhard hosted her own A&E TV talk show.

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    Because of pending legislation that will make embedding YouTube videos illegal, this blog has discontinued this practice.

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