Friday, August 10, 2012

Now See This, Somebody's Watching You, -and- Pocket Change

In the News Today
  • Now See This - In Israel, new modesty glasses for Orthodox Jewish men blur women out of their line of sight
  • Somebody's Watching You - army tests spy blimp over NJ
  • Pocket Change - 1873 dime brings $1.84M at auction

    Technology in the News Today
  • Animate Household Objects With Microsoft's KinEtre
  • Google Translate Update Adds Visual Translation Support
  • Amazon Cloud Player Comes to Sonos Wireless HiFi System

    Born on this Day in History: August 10, 1959 - Born into an acting family, Rosanna Arquette got her first substantial dramatic role opposite Tommy Lee Jones in The Executioner’s Song (1982). Arquette's first box office hit was Desperately Seeking Susan, a story about mistaken identity. In 2003, she transitioned to directing with the documentary Searching for Debra Winger. Since then, she has has made several guest appearances on television.

    On this Day in History: August 10, 1949 - President Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Bill, which establishes the Department of Defense. As the Cold War heated up, the Department of Defense became the cornerstone of America's military effort to contain the expansion of communism.

    Scripture of the Day
    Video of the Day
    Walmart People - Click to enlarge