Monday, May 14, 2012

Fighting Back, TV Gone to the Dogs, -and- Just Say "No"

In the News Today
  • Fighting Back - "Stand Your Ground" defense denied in Florida case
  • TV Gone to the Dogs - Ashleigh Buter and her dog Pudsey have won this year's Britain's Got Talent
  • Just Say "No" - The most dangerous drug in the world: "Devil's Breath" chemical from Colombia can block free will, wipe memory and even kill

    Technology in the News Today
  • HP Getting Back into the Tablet Game with Windows 8
  • USPS Banning International Shipments of Most Battery-Powered Gadgets May 16

    Born on this Day in History: May 14, 1944 - Director George Lucas was born in Modesto, California. He grew up in the suburbs, which inspired his 1973 film American Graffiti. He studied cinematography at the University of Southern California and caught Francis Ford Coppola’s eye. Coppola helped him enter the film business. He’s best known for directing the Star Wars movies and Indiana Jones series.

    On this Day in History: May 14, 1976 - Keith Relf, former vocalist of the Yardbirds, is electrocuted in his London home while either tuning or playing a guitar belonging to either him or his son, in either the basement or the bathtub. Details are sort of sketchy, resulting from the family's reticence to describe the death scene.

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