Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Fighting Back, The Driver, -and- Animal Kingdom

In the News Today
  • Fighting Back - woman bit off tongue of would-be rapist
  • The Driver - Facebook date makes woman drive getaway car
  • Animal Kingdom - giant crocodile captured alive in Philippines

    Technology in the News Today
  • Google Doodle Video Celebrates Freddie Mercury's 65th Birthday
  • Amazon Testing Tablet-Friendly Site Redesign
  • Who Deserves to be a Google Plus Suggested User?

    On this Day in History: September 6, 1951 - During a drinking party in Mexico City, author William S. Burroughs instructs his wife Joan to balance a glass of gin on her head. He then takes careful aim with his new .38 pistol, and unintentionally blows her brains out in front of their friends. The Mexican authorities later charge Burroughs with criminal imprudence.

    Born on this Day in History: September 6, 1958 - Jeff Foxworthy (1958 - ) Born in Atlanta, Georgia, comedian Jeff Foxworthy parlayed a "redneck" brand of humor into success. He became famous as an opening act for country music stars Garth Brooks and Emmylou Harris. Foxworthy's first recording, "You Might Be a Redneck If. . .," went double platinum, breaking comedian Eddie Murphy's record.

    Scripture of the Day

    Video of the Day -

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