Tuesday, August 23, 2011

New Whirled Record, Homecoming, -and- Crime and Punishment

In the News Today:
  • New Whirled Record - 2496 Taiwanese perform mass Hula Hoop
  • Homecoming - stolen ring returned to owner after 13 years
  • Crime and Punishment - man arrested for feeding pigeons

    Technology in the News Today:
  • FCC Kills Fairness Doctrine
  • Google Street View Coming to Israel
  • Report: As Tablets Market Grows, Paper Media Will Have Steep Decline

    On this Day in History:
    August 23, 1951 - Ninety West Point cadets are expelled for cheating, including most of the Academy's football team.

    Born on this Day in History: August 23, 1978 - Kobe Bryant (1978 - ) Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of former NBA player Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, Bryant was raised in Italy, returning to the U.S. in 1991. In 1996, he was picked by Charlotte then traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, where he became, at 19, the youngest All-Star in NBA history.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Admiral

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