Monday, November 14, 2011

The Fats of Life, Is There a Doctor in theHouse?, -and- Brave New Schools

In the News Today
  • The Fats of Life - N.Y. man drops 198 pounds in just 10 months
  • Is There a Doctor in the House? - man told his stomach pain due to hysterectomy
  • Brave New Schools - Sacramento State psychology professor won't teach without snacks

    Technology in the News Today
  • Amazon Shipping Kindle Fire Tablets Early
  • Unboxing the Amazon Kindle Fire
  • First Angry Birds Store Opens in Finland

    Born on this Day in History: November 14, 1954 - Condoleezza Rice was born in Birmingham, Alabama. She grew up surrounded by racism in the segregated South but went on to become the first woman and first African American to be a Stanford University provost. She was appointed National Security Adviser by George W. Bush in 2001, and served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States from January 2005-2009.

    On this Day in History: November 14, 1991 - Former postal employee Thomas McIlvane shoots and kills four of his ex-coworkers and wounds five others, and then suicides. The act was revenge for his recent firing for lying on his time card. McIlvane's previous work experience includes a dishonorable discharge from the Marine Corps, after he ran over a car with a tank.

    Scripture of the Day

    Charles Stanley Quote of the Day

    When you become consumed by God's call on your life, everything will take on new meaning and significance. You will begin to see every facet of your life - including your pain - as a means through which God can work to bring others to Himself.

    Video of the Day -

    Walmart People - Click to enlarge

    Proud Parents - Click to enlarge

    The Walking Dead Peanuts - Click to enlarge