Friday, August 12, 2011

Mark of the Beast, Don't Try this at Home, -and- She Loves Me Not

In the News Today:
  • Mark of the Beast - electronic skin tattoo has medical, gaming, spy uses
  • Don't Try This at Home - Gainesville woman loses 3 fingers trying to wake boyfriend with fireworks
  • She Loves Me Not - Taco Bell employee handcuffs himself to co-worker who declined dates

    Technology in the News Today:
  • 30 Years of PC Operating Systems
  • FCC Plan Would Allow 911 to Accept Texts, Photographs, Videos
  • Will Hulu Have a Buyer Next Week?

    On this Day in History:
    August 12, 1869 - In San Francisco, Emperor Norton I issues a stern edict outlawing both the Republican and Democratic political parties. Violators face a prison term of five-to-ten years.

    Born on this Day in History: August 12, 1881 - Cecil B. De Mille (1881 - 1959) Born in Ashfield, Massachusetts, film director Cecil B. De Mille made the first Hollywood picture in 1914, directing more than 70 films. A master of the spectacle, De Mille triumphed in The Ten Commandments (1923, remake 1956) and The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

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