Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Around the World in 60 Seconds, Dress for Success, -and- Drive My Car

In the News Today
  • Around the World in 60 Seconds - incredible time-lapse video from the International Space Station
  • Dress for Success - designer unveils new bullet-proof fashion line in NYC
  • Drive My Car - MA Governor Patrick seen riding in SUV during self-declared "Car-Free Week"

    Technology in the News Today
  • Researchers Say Laser Could Detect Roadside Bombs
  • Google Wallet: Hands On
  • Dawn Spacecraft Video Shows Off Close-Up Shots of Asteroid Vesta

    On this Day in History: September 20, 1989 - A jury finds Richard Ramirez ("The Night Stalker") guilty of 43 counts, including 13 murders and assorted incidents of burglary, rape, and sodomy. Ramirez terrorized Southern California during a string of murders, sexual attacks and burglaries.

    Born on this Day in History: September 20, 1934 - Sophia Loren (1934 - ) Born in Rome, Italy, actress Sophia Loren began as a teenage beauty queen and model, then worked with film producer Carlo Ponti (1912– ), whom she later married. She won an Oscar for Two Women (1961), and often teamed with actor Marcello Mastroianni. Loren received an honorary Academy Award in 1991.

    Scripture of the Day

    Video of the Day - Submitted by Cindy

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