Friday, April 27, 2012

Fighting Back, Animal Kingdom, -and- The Blob

In the News Today
  • Fighting Back - Elderly woman uses walker to fight off alleged jewelry thief
  • Animal Kingdom - Giant cannibal shrimp more than a foot long invade waters off Gulf Coast
  • The Blob - Jellyfish-like organisms shut down California power plant
    Technology in the News Today
  • Google "Zerg Rush" Easter Egg Invades Your Search Results
  • Fragments Found of Meteor That Exploded Over California
  • House Approves Controversial CISPA Cyber-Security Bill

    Born on this Day in History: April 27, 1759 - Mary Wollstonecraft was born in London, England. She belonged to an group of writers that included William Blake and William Wordsworth. Wollstonecraft wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Woman in 1792, one of the trailblazing works of feminism. She married William Godwin in 1797 and died on September 10th of that same year, eleven days after the birth of her second daughter.

    On this Day in History: April 27, 1986 - During a live TV special, journalist Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone's vault beneath the Lexington Hotel in Chicago. He finds nothing inside, apart from a few empty bottles.

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