Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Call of Duty, Brave New Schools, -and- Make a Run for the Border

In the News Today
  • Call of Duty - S.W.A.T. team descends on boy's house over XBox video game hoax
  • Brave New Schools - School system under fire for fining students $5 per detention
  • Make a Run for the Border - Mexico sets tourism record despite drug violence

    Technology in the News Today
  • NASA Shuts Down Last Mainframe
  • iPads Seized in China; Foxconn Factory Audits Begin
  • Augmented Reality Takes Center Stage at Toy Fair 2012

    Born on this Day in History: February 14, 1942 - Michael Bloomberg was born in Medford, Mass. He put himself through Johns Hopkins and Harvard and became a partner at Salomon Brothers. Bloomberg started his own company which revolutionized the distribution of financial information and made him a billionaire. In 2002, Bloomberg became mayor of New York City. He was re-elected for a second, then a controversial third term.

    On this Day in History: February 14, 1929 - The Capone gang kills six members of the "Bugs" Moran gang and one other person at the S.M.C. Cartage company in Chicago, in an event known as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Bogus police officers were used so that it appeared to be a routine police bust. Except for all the bodies.

    Scripture of the Day

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    Walmart People - Click to enlarge