Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Dead Tired, School Daze, -and- Animal Kingdom

In the News Today:
  • Dead Tired - two intruders found sleeping in funeral home caskets
  • School Daze - city pays students $100 not to cut class
  • Animal Kingdom - dog eats $10,000 worth of diamonds

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Google Said to Reach $500M Settlement with Feds
  • HP TouchPad Buyers Still Get 50GB of Cloud Storage
  • Power Walking: Researchers Charge Cell Phones With Shoes

    On this Day in History:
    August 24, 1981 - Mark David Chapman sentenced to 20 years for killing Beatle John Lennon.

    Born on this Day in History: August 24, 1965 - Marlee Matlin (1965 - ) Illinois actress Marlee Matlin became legally deaf at 18 months. Determined to pursue her love of theater, Matlin shined onstage at an early age. She made her film debut in 1986's Children of a Lesser God, for which she earned an Oscar. She became the youngest woman to win the prize, and one of only a few to win for their debut performance.

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    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Danica

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