Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Go to Your Room!, Surfin' Safari, -and- Homeland Insecurity

In the News Today
  • Go to Your Room! - Teen cleans room, finds winning lottery ticker
  • Surfin' Safari - Kite surfer fends off sharks with knife while stranded at sea for two days
  • Homeland Insecurity - How to get ANYTHING through TSA nude body scanners: Blogger exposes loophole

    Technology in the News Today
  • Almost Half of U.S. Smartphones Running Android
  • Verizon Announces "Ice Cream Sandwich" Upgrade Plans
  • Report: Netflix Looking to Partner With Cable Companies

    Born on this Day in History: March 7, 1970 - Rachel Weisz began her career on stage in a student drama group at college. After appearing on television, notably on the BBC series "Scarlet and Black" with Ewan McGregor, Weisz made her cinematic debut in 1995's Chain Reaction. She followed with a riveting performance as a spoiled teenager in Bernado Bertolucci's Stealing Beauty. Weisz won an Academy Award for her role in The Constant Gardener.

    On this Day in History: March 7, 1990 - The CIA stages a fake satellite explosion of a KH-11 spy satellite code named Misty which was in low earth orbit. Both American and Russian sources reported Misty's destruction, but amateur astronomers have shown that this was a deception to allow it to achieve a higher, less detectable orbit.

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