Wednesday, July 06, 2011

That's Shocking!, The Star Treatment, -and- Making Up

In the News Today:
  • That's Shocking! - Jilted husband built electric chair in garage in attempt to kill wife
  • The Star Treatment - Prince demands limo for 27-yard journey to stage
  • Making Up - woman hounded from job for refusing to wear makeup

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Google Should Open Google+ to Everyone, Today
  • Report: Google to Trash "Picasa" and "Blogger" Brand Names
  • Backlash Growing Over News Corp Phone-Hacking Charges

    On this Day in History:
    July 6, 1944 - Fire breaks out at a matinee performance of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus burning 168 people to death, and injuring an additional 250.

    Born on this Day in History: July 6, 1935 - (
    1935) Born Tenzin Gyatso in Taktser, China, the 14th Dalai Lama is the spiritual head of Tibet. After the 1959 Tibetan uprising, he was forced into exile, settling in Punjab, India. In 1989, the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - submitted by Amber

    Android vs. Mac

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