Thursday, July 05, 2012

Can You Hear Me Now?, Sink Or Swim, -and- Food Fight

In the News Today
  • Can You Hear Me Now? - ACLU-NJ launches smartphone app that lets users secretly record police stops
  • Sink Or Swim - Hallandale Beach lifeguard fired for leaving his zone to rescue drowning man
  • Food Fight - Police: Cook gunned down over long wait times

    Technology in the News Today
  • New Assassin's Creed III Trailer Incorporates Live Action
  • U.K. Hotel Puts Bible on Pre-Loaded Kindles
  • Amazon Blames Power, Generator Failure for Outage

    Born on this Day in History: July 5, 1810 - P.T. Barnum was born in Bethel, Connecticut. He bought the American Museum in New York City and filled the space with curiosities and what he considered live freaks, which included midget Tom Thumb and singer Jenny Lind. The museum closed in 1868 and he joined with rival James A Bailey to create the Barnum and Bailey Circus, which they dubbed the "Greatest Show on Earth."

    On this Day in History: July 5, 1946 - French designer Louis Reard unveils a daring two-piece swimsuit at the Piscine Molitor, a popular swimming pool in Paris. Parisian showgirl Micheline Bernardini modeled the new fashion, which Reard dubbed "bikini, inspired by a news-making U.S. atomic test that took place off the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean earlier that week.

    Scripture of the Day
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    Walmart People - Click to enlarge