Thursday, May 17, 2012

Send in the Clowns, Hot Rocks, -and- Going Green

In the News Today
  • Send in the Clowns - Clowns armed with 1,000 pies plan to protest during NATO summit
  • Hot Rocks - Rocks found at Trestles Beach ignite in woman's pocket
  • Going Green - Green water flowing out of taps in Toms River, N.J.

    Technology in the News Today
  • Amazing Audi e-Bike Has Segway-Like Wheelie Mode, Locks via Phone
  • Comcast Launching Skype Video Calling for $9.95 a Month
  • After GM Loss, Can Facebook Compete in the Ad Game?

    Born on this Day in History: May 17, 1936 - Dennis Hopper began with small roles in movies like Rebel Without a Cause. His career soared when he starred in 1969's Easy Rider, which he also directed and co-wrote.

    On this Day in History: May 17, 1965 - Magazine "The Nation" publishes Hunter S. Thompson's first-hand experiences with the Hell's Angels motorcycle club. The bikers would eventually stomp Thompson when they demanded payment for his time spent. A year later, Random House published his book Hells Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs.

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