Thursday, July 14, 2011

Help Me!, They Walk among Us, -and- To the Batcave Robin!

In the News Today:
  • Help Me! - baseball fan saved from death plunge by fellow spectators
  • They Walk among Us - atheist wins right to wear pasta strainer on head for driver's licence photo
  • To the Batcave Robin! - man builds turbine-powered Batmobile, brags about having the only one

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Report: Most Adobe Reader Users Are Running Unsecure Versions
  • Colorado Woman Battles DOJ Over Encrypted Laptop Password
  • WhitePages Is Launching New Mobile App on Android First

    On this Day in History:
    July 14, 1881 - In the Sumner, New Mexico home of his friend Pete Maxwell, notorious outlaw Billy the Kid steps into a darkened bedroom and is shot dead by sheriff Pat Garrett. Billy's last words are "¿Quién es?" (Who is it?)

    Born on this Day in History: July 14, 1912 - Woody Guthrie (1912 - 1967) Born in Okemah, Oklahoma, folk musician and songwriter Woody Guthrie lived a hobo's life until becoming a radio personality in Los Angeles in 1937. He wrote or adapted more than 1000 songs, including "This Land is Your Land" (1940). Guthrie spent his last years ravaged by Huntington's chorea.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Gary

    Apple Computer Getting Shot!

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