Monday, August 22, 2011

Stupid Criminals, Movin' on Up, -and- Movin' on Down

In the News Today:
  • Stupid Criminals - teens fake holdup to post on YouTube
  • Movin' on Up - space hotel ready for guests by 2016
  • Movin' on Down - Baltimore houses sell for $10,000 and less

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Google Plus Hangouts Arrive in YouTube, Cat Video Sharing Even Easier
  • Best Buy Now Selling Discounted HP TouchPad, But Can You Get One?
  • Google Plus Starts Verifying 'Celebrity' Accounts

    On this Day in History:
    August 22, - 1992 - FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi fires a rifle shot that kills unarmed Vicki Weaver, at the Ruby Ridge standoff. Horiuchi claimed he was trying to shoot another man in the back. The FBI also killed Weaver's fourteen year old son Sam, and the son's dog.

    Born on this Day in History: August 22, 1917 - John Lee Hooker (1917 - 2001) Born in Clarksdale, Missouri, blues singer and guitarist John Lee Hooker began in Detroit in 1948 with the release of "Boogie Chillun," the biggest of several hits. His music influenced a generation of bands including The Rolling Stones. He appeared in films such as The Blues Brothers and was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1991.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - Submitted by Frank

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