Tuesday, July 19, 2011

FIghting Back,The Water's Fine, -and- Nobody Rides for Free!

In the News Today:
  • Fighting Back - pregnant woman gets the best of assailant
  • The Water's Fine! - forget planking and owling, it's all about "leisure diving"!
  • Nobody Rides for Free! - cash-strapped Texas district okays charging students to ride school bus

    Technology in the News Today:
  • LulzSec Hacks The Sun, Plants Fake Story of Murdoch's Death
  • Amazon Adds Kindle Textbook Rentals, Promises 80 Percent Savings
  • Microsoft Offers $250K Reward for Rustock Botnet Operators

    On this Day in History:
    July 19, - 1991 - Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson rapes Desiree Washington, one of the Miss Black America contestants, after a pageant rehearsal. The illicit nookie lands Tyson in prison for three years.

    Born on this Day in History: July 19, 1834 - Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917) Born in Paris, artist Edgar Degas was associated with the French Impressionists. He is famous for his mastery of drawing the human figure in motion. His works include "Dancer Lacing her Shoe" and "Jockeys in the Rain."

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: -

    Dodge Nitro on the road

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