Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Hot Air, The Unfriendly Skies, -and- The Rocket's Red Glare

In the News Today
  • Hot Air - $21,000 wind turbine saves Reno only $4 on energy bill
  • The Unfriendly Skies - TSA screener at JFK hurled hot coffee at American Airlines pilot who told her to stop swearing
  • The Rocket's Red Glare - Rocket with secret payload launches from California

    Technology in the News Today
  • TomTom Blames Leap Year for Lost GPS Signals
  • How to Connect Your Android Phone to Wi-Fi
  • New NYC Taxis to Have Mobile Charging Station, Navigation

    Born on this Day in History: April 4, 1915 - Born in Mississippi, McKinley Morganfield got the name Muddy Waters because he played in a creek as a boy. He grew up immersed in the Delta blues, and was first recorded by archivist Alan Lomax. In 1943 he moved to Chicago and began playing in clubs. A record deal followed, and hits like "I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man" and "Rollin' Stone" made him an iconic Chicago blues man.

    On this Day in History: April 4, 1958 - Lana Turner's 14-year-old daughter stabs her mother's boyfriend. A coroner's jury finds she committed justifiable homicide.

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