Monday, September 19, 2011

Weapons of Choice, There's an App for That, -and- The Unfriendly Skies

In the News Today
  • Weapons of Choice - San Francisco gun laws under fire
  • There's an App for That - computer gamers solve problem in AIDS research that puzzled scientists for years
  • The Unfriendly Skies - Russian flight navigator was drunk on vodka when plane crashed killing 47

    Technology in the News Today
  • AT&T vs. Verizon: LTE, Head-to-Head
  • HP Employees Get One Last Chance at TouchPad Fire Sale
  • Google Taps George Costanza to Tease Google Wallet

    On this Day in History: September 19, 1934 - Bruno Hauptmann is arrested for the kidnap-murder of the Lindbergh baby. We aren't sure if he did it, but he did have $11,000 of the ransom money. They fry him two years later.

    Born on this Day in History: September 19, 1964 - Trisha Yearwood (1964 - ) Born in Monticello, Georgia, country singer Trisha Yearwood began as a back-up singer, and won a recording contract in 1991. Her first album went double platinum, selling two million copies. Yearwood was named Top New Female Vocalist by the Academy of Country Music, and went on to win the Academy's Top Female Vocalist awards in 1997 and 1998.

    Scripture of the Day

    Video of the Day - Submitted by Frank

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