Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Legends of the Mind, Left Behind, -and- Just Say No

In the News Today
  • Legends of the Mind - Russian and US scientists gather to hunt for Yeti
  • Left Behind - scuba divers saved by passing yacht after charter boat left them to die at sea
  • Just Say No - no same-sex weddings at West Point's Catholic chapel

    Technology in the News Today
  • Is the Anonymous Threat to 'Erase' the NYSE Legit?
  • Military-Backed Scientists Unveil Robotic Canine Beast: "AlphaDog"
  • Amazon Affiliates in California Lose Big in Three-Month Fee Holiday

    Born on this Day in History: October 5, 1975 - Born on October 5, 1975, in Reading, England, Kate Winslet started acting at age 7. She starred on the British stage until 1995, when she appeared in her first film, Heavenly Creatures. In 1997 she landed the lead in Titanic, which propelled her to international stardom. She has since starred in several off-beat films and has won the Best Actress Oscar for The Reader.

    On this Day in History: October 5, 1994 - Predicting that the world would soon end in an environmental disaster, homeopath Luc Jouret and 52 others belonging to his Order of the Solar Temple commit mass suicide near Cheiry, Switzerland and Montreal, Canada.

    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.