Thursday, May 31, 2012

How Low Can You Go?, Amen, -and- How Sweet It Isn't

In the News Today
  • How Low Can You Go? - CNN hits 20-year monthly rating low in May
  • Amen - Stance on gay marriage may cost reverend his church
  • How Sweet It Isn't - New York plans to ban sale of big sizes of sugary drinks

    Technology in the News Today
  • Police Use Facebook To Put End To Gang’s Crime Spree In Crown Heights
  • Verizon Boosts FiOS Speeds; Google Project Glass Demo; More SkyDrive Updates
  • Peter Carl Fabergé Honored With Jeweled Google Doodle

    Born on this Day in History: May 31, 1930 - After initial success starring as the Man with No Name in spaghetti westerns and as a tough guy cop in the Dirty Harry series of films, Clint Eastwood became one of only two people to have been twice nominated for Best Actor and Director for the same film (Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby) and has directed 5 actors in Academy Award-winning performances.

    On this Day in History: May 31, 1889 - Relentless rain and inadequate maintenance causes the South Fork Dam to fail, unleashing a 35-foot-high wall of water on Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Then 2,209 people are entombed beneath a pile of debris half a mile wide.

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