Thursday, August 25, 2011

Reality Bites, Animal Kingdom, -and- What a Circus!

In the News Today:
  • Reality Bites - Greenwich tells ABC TV reality show to stop taping in town
  • Animal Kingdom - man claims self-defense in shooting grissly, but feds file charges
  • What a Circus! - armed robbers dressed like clowns get only paste in jewelry heist

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Google Street View Approved in Israel
  • California’s "Amazon Tax" Already Proving a Bust
  • Symantec Researchers Report on Innovative Malware

    On this Day in History:
    August 25, 2001 - Rhythm and blues singer Aaliyah and 8 others die in a plane crash on the island of Abaco in the Bahamas. Excessive weight aboard the tail end likely caused the plane to go down.

    Born on this Day in History: August 25, 1930 - Sean Connery (1930 - )
    Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, actor Sean Connery was cast in Dr. No as Ian Fleming's secret agent James Bond in 1963, which made him an international star. He won an Oscar as an aging Irish cop in The Untouchables (1987). Connery was knighted in 1999.

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    Video of the Day: -

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