Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Food Fight, True Grit, -and- The Law of the Land

In the News Today
  • Food Fight - 7th-day Adventists at war with McDonalds
  • True Grit - Woman skis solo across Antarctica
  • The Law of the Land - SC mayor pulled over, then pulls trooper over

    Technology in the News Today
  • How Apple is sabotaging an open standard for digital books
  • Encrypting Your Hard Drive No Longer Works Against Federal Prosecution
  • Dutch Court Denies Apple's Bid to Ban Samsung Galaxy Tab

    Born on this Day in History: January 24, 1943 - Actress Sharon Tate began acting in Hollywood in the 1960s, most notably a recurring role on the "Beverly Hillbillies." Her breakthrough performance was the 1967 hit Valley of the Dolls. After marrying director Roman Polanski, the two became Hollywood's darlings. Tate is most famous for her death. At eight and a half months pregnant, the serial killer Charles Manson murdered her and four others.

    On this Day in History: January 24, 1948 - James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter's Mill in northern California. The discovery led to the California Gold Rush of '49.

    Scripture of the Day

    Video of the Day

    Walmart People - Click to enlarge