Friday, September 23, 2011

Stupid Criminals, Full Nest, -and- Somebody's Watching You

In the News Today
  • Stupid Criminals - woman comes home to find burglar frying bacon in kitchen
  • Full Nest - parents fight to evict 41-year-old son
  • Somebody's Watching You - OnStar may start selling data collected from cars

    Technology in the News Today
  • Scientists Create YouTube Video Based on Thoughts
  • Chipmaker VIA Sues Apple for Patent Infringement
  • FBI Arrests Alleged LulzSec Member for Sony Pictures Hack

    On this Day in History: September 23, 1950 - Congress passes the McCarran Act, also known as The Internal Security Act of 1950, overriding Harry Truman's veto. The act provides for severe restrictions on civil liberties, suspension of free speech, and placing of undesirable Americans in concentration camps. The act has never been repealed.

    Born on this Day in History: September 23, 1949 - Bruce Springsteen (1949 - ) Born in Long Branch, New Jersey, rock musician Bruce Springsteen began performing in Asbury Park, New Jersey, before forming his own band in 1971 and signing with Columbia Records. Promoted as the new Bob Dylan, Springsteen hit it big with Born to Run (1975). He has performed at numerous rock benefits, such as Live Aid and Amnesty International.

    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.