Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Animal Kingdom, Somebody'sWatching You, -and- Crime and Punishment

In the News Today:
  • Animal Kingdom - 11-year-old girl saves baby woodpecker, mom faces $500 fine, jail
  • Somebody's Watching You - hidden cameras found throughout students' apartment
  • Crime and Punishment - cops shut down 4-year-old girl's lemonade stand

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Hackers Target Sun Newspaper, Post Reader Data Online
  • Seagate Adds Android Support for Wireless GoFlex Storage
  • Former Intel Exec Bets on 'Wearable Tech'

    On this Day in History:
    August 2, 1876 - Drinking at a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, Jack McCall notices Wild Bill Hickok playing poker at a corner table. Then he calmly walks over to the table and blows a wide hole in the back of Hickok's head with a .45 revolver. The professional gambler and onetime lawman was holding a pair of Aces and a pair of eights, now known as the "Dead Man's Hand."

    Born on this Day in History: August 2, 1964 - Mary-Louise Parker (1964 - ) South Carolina actress Mary Louise Parker made a name for herself in the theater during a 1990 stage production of Prelude to a Kiss. The role launched Parker's big screen career, with memorable roles in films such as Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and Bullets Over Broadway (1994). Parker recently moved to TV stardom with her hit series, "Weeds."

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - submitted by Danica

    Pepsi Commercial

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