Thursday, October 13, 2011

Fighting Back, Kowabunga, -and- Fatal Attraction

In the News Today
  • Fighting Back - woman shoots, kills armed intruder
  • Kowabunga! - surfer stood on back of great white shark and lived
  • Fatal Attraction - woman accused of calling her ex 1001 times in three months

    Technology in the News Today
  • Inside the Verizon Wireless Test Car
  • Hard Disk Market Under Pressure After Thai Flooding
  • FBI Arrests Florida Man for Celeb Email Hacks

    Born on this Day in History: October 13, 1959 - Born Olive Marie Osmond on October 13, 1959, in Ogden, Utah, Marie Osmond is often best remembered for her collaboration with her brother as the singing duo Donny and Marie, who were popular for music albums and a TV series.

    On this Day in History: October 13, 1972 - Due to poor visibility, a Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying the Montevideo Old Christians Rugby Club crashes high in the Chilean Andes. Of the 45 people aboard the flight, only 27 survive the crash, and just 16 make it to their rescue 72 days later. Their secret? Cannibalism.

    Scripture of the Day

    Doctor Charles Stanley Quote of the Day

    Adversity is always unexpected and unwelcomed. It is an intruder and a thief, and yet in the hands of God, adversity becomes the means through which His supernatural power is demonstrated.

    Video of the Day -

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