Friday, September 16, 2011

Sharp-dressed Man, Is this the Guy?, -and- The Sky Is Falling

In the News Today
  • Sharp-dressed Man - LAPD detains man in SpongeBob SquarePants outfit
  • Is this the Guy? - man with satanic tattoo and facial horns arrested for murder
  • The Sky Is Falling - camera lens falls from sky through roof of Petaluma home

    Technology in the News Today
  • 10 Really Dumb Tech Debacles
  • Microsoft Goes Plugin-Free, Ditches Flash in Windows 8 Metro IE
  • Will Windows 8 Destroy the Consumer Antivirus Market?

    On this Day in History: September 16, 1920 - A horse-drawn carriage parked at the corner of Wall and Broad streets suddenly explodes just past mid-day. 100 pounds of dynamite hurls 500 pounds of steel shrapnel into a crowd of New Yorkers, killing 40 and wounding almost 300 others. No one is ever charged in the world's first car bombing.

    Born on this Day in History: September 16, 1925 - B. B. King (1925 - ) Born into a sharecropper family in Itta Bena, Mississippi, musician B. B. King made his first recording in 1949, and toured the nightclub circuit for 30 years. In 1969, he released his biggest hit, "The Thrill is Gone." A model for rock guitarists, King was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

    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.