Friday, July 01, 2011

Somebody's Watching You, Weapons of Choice, -and- To Protect and Serve

In the News Today:
  • Somebody's Watching You - Microsoft says it will hand over data to the U.S. government, even if data is stored outside U.S.
  • Weapons of Choice - Ohio Republican Governor John Kasich signed into law a bill allowing concealed guns in bars
  • To Protect and Serve - officer investigated for warning man about "bad part of town"

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Google's Google+, Social Strategy Includes 100 Launches
  • MySpace Sacks Half Its Staff After NewsCorp Sale
  • Virgin Promo Offers In-Flight Chromebook

    On this Day in History:
    July 1, 1996 - The body of Margeaux Hemingway is found in her Santa Monica, California apartment after the actress apparently overdosed on Phenobarbital.

    Born on this Day in History: July 1, 1961 - Princess Diana (1961 - 1997) Born at Sandringham, England, Lady Diana Spencer married Charles, the Prince of Wales in 1981, and had two sons, Prince William (1982) and Prince Harry (1984). The royal couple divorced in 1996. Interested in social concerns, Princess Diana ignited worldwide media attention. She died in a car accident in Paris

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Inedia.

    Hummer Climbs Vertical Wall!

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