Monday, October 10, 2011

Fighting Back, Going to Pot, -and- Stupid Criminals

In the News Today
  • Fighting Back - cop battles would-be killer
  • Going to Pot - Cow Palace hosts first ever medical marijuana job fair
  • Stupid Criminals - suspect's cell phone dials 911 during burglary

    Technology in the News Today
  • Netflix Kills Plans To Move DVD Rentals to Qwikster
  • Keylogger Virus Hits U.S. Military Drones
  • Large Hadron Collider App Lets You Watch Atom Smashing Live

    Born on this Day in History: October 10, 1958 - Tanya Tucker - Born 10/10/1958 in Seminole, Texas. At the tender age of 14, Tucker shot to stardom with her hit song "Delta Dawn" (1972) and the album of the same name. Her second album, What's Your Mama's Name? (1973), matched her early success, and her single "Lizzie and the Rainman" topped country charts in 1975. Her liaison with singer Glen Campbell was celebrated in duets such as "Lovin' What Your Lovin' Does to Me" (1981). Tucker's switch to the country-rock sound in the 1980s lost her some fans, but her 1988 album Strong Enough to Bend was a hit. She published an autobiography, Nickel Dreams, in 1997. She and her family star in The Learning Channel reality series "Tuckerville" (2005– ).

    On this Day in History: October 10, 1994 - Evel Knievel is arrested in a Sunnyvale, California topless bar for beating 22-year-old girlfriend Krystal Kennedy back at the Comfort Inn motel.

    Scripture of the Day

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