Monday, November 07, 2011

Fighting Back, Friends, -and- Fly Me to the Moon

In the News Today
  • Fighting Back - hotel robber nabbed by MMA fighters visiting Los Angeles for martial arts tournament
  • Friends - Woman 'tried to burn down house of long-time friend who defriended her on Facebook'
  • Fly Me to the Moon - NASA prepares for lunar tourism

    Technology in the News Today
  • Yale Professor Sues Apple for Piracy
  • Google Doodle Honors Two-Time Nobel Prize Winner Marie Curie
  • Verizon Promotion Doubles Data Cap for 4G LTE Users

    Born on this Day in History: November 7, 1943 - Joni Mitchell was born November 7, 1943, in Fort Mcleod, Canada. In 1968 she recorded her first album, Joni Mitchell. Other highly successful albums followed. she won her first Grammy Award for Best Folk Performance for Clouds (1969). She has won more four Grammy Awards since then in several different categories, including traditional pop and pop music.

    On this Day in History: November 7, 1918 - A ship from New Zealand brings the 1918 influenza epidemic to Western Samoa, killing 7542 -- about twenty percent of the population by the end of the year. Perhaps 20,000,000 people are killed from the epidemic globally, including half a million Americans.

    Scripture of the Day

    Charles Stanley Quote of the Day

    I'm convinced that the man who has learned to meditate upon the Lord will be able to run on his feet and walk in his spirit. Although he may be hurried by his vocation, that's not the issue. The issue is how fast his spirit is going. To slow it down takes a period of time.

    Video of the Day -

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