Tuesday, August 07, 2012

The Kids Are Not Alright, Crime and Punishment, -and- Book 'im Dano

In the News Today
  • The Kids Are Not Alright - Police: 7-Year-Old a suspect in violent home invasion
  • Crime and Punishment - Mom sentenced to community service for daughter's sidewalk chalk art
  • Book 'im Dano - Man arrested for wearing Superhero outfit to Home Depot

    Technology in the News Today
  • Amazon U.K. E-Book Sales Surpass Print
  • Ukrainian Officials Shut Down Demonoid BitTorrent Tracker
  • Wozniak Slams the Cloud as "Horrendous"

    Born on this Day in History: August 7, 1975 - Charlize Theron is an award-winning South African actress, film producer and former model. She grew up on her parents' farm. In 1991, her mother shot her father dead as an act if self defense. At age 16, Theron traveled to Milan to model; she soon moved to L.A. and was cast in a B grade film. She is perhaps best known for portraying the serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the 2003 film Monster.

    On this Day in History: August 7, 1947 - Kon-Tiki, a balsa wood raft captained by Norwegian anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl, completes a 4,300-mile, 101-day journey from Peru to Raroia in the Tuamotu Archipelago, near Tahiti. Heyerdahl wanted to prove his theory that prehistoric South Americans could have colonized the Polynesian islands by drifting on ocean currents.

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