Friday, August 19, 2011

Sue Me!, The Girl Can't Help It, -and- Short People

In the News Today:
  • Sue Me! - parents sue Urban Outfitters for $28million after 'salacious' image of daughter, 15, used on T-shirts
  • The Girl Can't Help It - woman arrested twice for DUI in three hours
  • Short People - Starbucks pays $75K in suit filed by woman with dwarfism

    Technology in the News Today:
  • Sony Unveils a Pair of Digital Binoculars
  • First Firefox 7 Beta Promises Dramatically Lower Memory Use>
  • Google Adds Weather Layer to Google Maps

    On this Day in History:
    August 19, 1934 - Adolf Hitler wins absolute power when 89.9% of the German electorate consolidates the positions of President and Chancellor into a single office, occupied by him.

    Born on this Day in History: August 19, 1946 - Bill Clinton (1946 - ) U.S. President Bill Clinton graduated Yale Law School in 1973. Clinton served as Arkansas governor and won the 1992 and 1996 presidential elections. In 1998, Clinton was impeached, but overcame the charges. Following his presidency, Clinton wrote his memoirs, and devotes his energies to goodwill causes.

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