Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Smile for the Camera, Betty Lou Got a New Pair of Shoes, -and- Unsweetened

In the News Today
  • Smile for the Camera! - Nikon D800/D800E to be released in March
  • Betty Lou Got a New Pair of Shoes - Maryland mall evacuated, locked down after sneaker fight
  • Unsweetened - Florida lawmaker pushing a bill to ban purchase snacks and sweets with food stamps

    Technology in the News Today
  • Google Doodle Celebrates 200th Birthday of Charles Dickens
  • Rumor: Google Goggles with Heads Up Display May Arrive Soon
  • Report: Facebook Doesn't Really Remove All Those Photos You've Deleted

    Born on this Day in History: February 7, 1812 - Born into poverty in Portsmouth, England, Charles Dickens left school to work in a factory to support his family. His novels, most published in serial form, attracted a huge following making him one of the first international literary celebrities. His difficult early life led him to crusade for social justice, through his fiction and in life. Charles Dickens died in 1870.

    On this Day in History: February 7, 1945 - A drunken visitor to the British Museum smashes the irreplaceable Portland Vase into over 200 pieces. The elaborate glass amphora was created when Augustus was Caesar and is about ten inches high. It takes months to repair.

    Scripture of the Day

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