Monday, July 11, 2011

Fighting Back, Heat of the Moment, -and- See Ya Later Alligator

In the News Today:
  • Fighting Back - passengers tie up unruly man on plane
  • Heat of the Moment - Australian children are being terrified by climate change lessons
  • See Ya Later Alligator - thieves steal 14-foot stuffed critter from man's home

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Apple's DisplayPort-To-HDMI Cables Illegal, Could Be Recalled
  • Phone Hacking: How to Protect Yourself
  • Firefox 7 Shows Up on Aurora Channel, 6 Moves to Beta

    On this Day in History:
    July 11, 1804 - Former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton and sitting Vice President Aaron Burr duel in Weehawken, New Jersey after Hamilton allegedly slandered Burr during a political dinner in New York. Hamilton is shot in the liver and dies the next day. Meanwhile, Burr lives on to finish his term in office and is eventually tried for treason after attempting to raise an army and seize land for himself, either in Mexico or the Louisiana Territory.

    Born on this Day in History: July 11, 1934 - Giorgio Armani (1934 - ) Born in Italy, fashion designer Giorgio Armani began as a window dresser in Milan and started his own design house in 1975. His signature style is luxurious and elegant, yet relaxed, and it helped to introduce ease and modernity to 20th-century fashion. Armani was the first designer to have an exhibition at London's Royal Academy.

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    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Darin

    World's Fastest Street Cars

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