Thursday, October 20, 2011

Homeland Insecurity, Roaming, -and- Stupid Criminals

In the News Today
  • Homeland Insecurity - Napolitano: DHS authorizing illegal aliens to work in U.S.
  • Roaming - woman's two-week visit to Canada yields $200,000 phone bill
  • Stupid Criminals - thief uses crane to steal Jeep from dealership

    Technology in the News Today
  • Hands On: The Lytro "Living Picture" Digital Camera
  • Long-Awaited Google+ Features Arriving Soon, Execs Say
  • Asus Transfomer 2 Tablet First to Sport Nvidia's Tegra 3 Chip

    Born on this Day in History: September October 20, 1950 - Tom Petty is one of the most enduring performers in rock and roll. He is the front man of the well-known band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Some of his most famous songs as a solo artist include "Free Fallin'," "Runnin' Down a Dream," and "I won't Back Down." His album Wildflowers earned critical acclaim. In 2001, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were inducted into the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame.

    On this Day in History: October 20, 1947 - Under the direction of Richard M. Nixon, the House Unamerican Activities Committee opens an investigation of communist infiltration of Hollywood cinema. The hysteria in the film industry results in the creation of a blacklist, preventing certain individuals from working in the business for years.

    Scripture of the Day

    Charles Stanley Quote of the Day

    Oftentimes God demonstrates His faithfulness in adversity by providing for us what we need to survive. He does not change our painful circumstances. He sustains us through them.

    Video of the Day -

    People of Walmart - Click to enlarge

    Proud Parents - Click to enlarge