Thursday, December 01, 2011

Payback, Avast!, -and- Stimulus

In the News Today
  • Payback - elderly man repays Sears for cash stolen in 1940s
  • Avast! - Australian claims her trip aboard Scientology ship turned into grueling ordeal
  • Stimulus - bank courier van spills money on roadway in Upper St. Clair

    Technology in the News Today
  • Unboxing the First Quad-Core Android Tablet
  • William Shatner, Carrie Fisher in Star Trek / Star Wars Snark Shootout
  • Smartphone-Shot Feature Film 'Olive' Has Strong Facebook Ties

    Born on this Day in History: December 1, 1945 - Hawaiian-born Bette Midler ("The Divine Miss M") first appeared on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof (1966–1969), then created a popular nightclub act with an unknown Barry Manilow as her pianist. Greater stage and screen success followed,
    with movie roles in The Rose and For the Boys earning her Oscar nominations. Her song "Wind Beneath My Wings" from the movie Beaches became a huge hit in 1968.

    On this Day in History: December 1, 1997 - Member of the Georgia Senate Ralph Abernathy attempts to smuggle marijuana into the US from Jamaica in his underwear. He is caught by a drug-sniffing canine and fined $500. Abernathy is the son of the famous civil rights leader of the same name who was Martin Luther King's lieutenant. In January he is censured by the Georgia State Senate.

    Scripture of the Day

    Charles Stanley Quote of the Day

    Of all the things Christ wants for us, loving Him and focusing our attention on Him are the most important.

    Video of the Day - SOON!

    Walmart People - Click to enlarge

    Proud Parents - Click to enlarge