Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Now Hear This!, Git 'er Done!, -and- What Are the Odds?

In the News Today:
  • Now Hear This! - new book exposes secrets of F.B.I.
  • Git 'er Done! - rednecks gathering in Hebron for weekend "Olympics"
  • What Are the Odds? - four-time lottery winner outed as Stanford statistics PhD

    Technology in the News Today:
  • More Than 200,000 BitTorrent Users Sued
  • AntiSec Breach Yields Huge Amount of Law Officers' Personal Data
  • 10-Year-Old Presents App Exploit at DefCon

    On this Day in History:
    August 9, 1960 - Harvard professor Timothy Leary consumes seven Psilocybe caerulescens mushrooms in Cuernavaca, Mexico. It is Leary's first drug trip.

    Born on this Day in History: August 9, 1963 - Whitney Houston (1963 - ) Born in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel singer Cissy Houston, singer and actress Whitney Houston began as a back-up singer. In 1988, she broke pop chart records with seven consecutive No. 1 hits, overtaking The Beatles and The Bee Gees. Her films include The Bodyguard (1992) and The Preacher's Wife (1996).

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - submitted by Cindy

    How to wake up any lazy cat in one second!

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