RCA cables to modern TVs 



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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Edward Miller, 21, Hartford, Connecticut a guy who ‘fought everyone’ and lost Edward Miller of Hartford, Connecticut went full-blown Screech in the metropolis of nearby West Hartford over the weekend–and the glorious result is a late contender for Mugshot of the Year. It seems that the 21-year-old set out to pretty much fight everybody at a local restaurant. That included the police who were called in to the incident. Alcohol might have been involved. The cops sure got involved. Miller kept brawling even after getting pepper-sprayed. After he was suitably tenderized and stuffed into the police car, Miller kicked out the back window of the police car. Charges include interfering with a police officer, first degree criminal mischief, and breach of peace. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Brook Re: RCA Cables Dear Webby It seems like I can never get the RCA cables to work. I have an older Wii and an older DVD player that I would like to connect (to different TVs). The cables are red, white and yellow, yet the TVs never seem to have a yellow connector. I checked on wiki and it says that "...beyond 7.1 audio, there are no color standards." Please hellp. Thanks Brook Dear Brook I think the RCA standard is history. You would need an old style TV for that. Wii might have some converters, but I would not count on that. They would rather sell you a new one, that works with today's TVs. Have FUN! DearWebby ______________________________________________________ If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can! ______________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Oatmeal is so filling, quick, and cheap! But oatmeal can get so boring. I like to "spice" it up every now and then to make it enjoyable again.:) One of the things I like about this recipe is that you can use your less than perfect apples that are starting to get a bit soft. This is quite tasty on a cold winter morning. And still very healthy! :) Approximate Time: About 10-15 minutes Yield: About 6 servings Ingredients: 6 cups water 3 1/2 cup oatmeal 3 large apples, any kind will do. I used Granny Smith. 1/3 - 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 - 2 tsp cinnamon butter or margarine Steps: Peel and cube 3 large apples, any kind. I used Granny Smith, but any will be great. Try and use up the ones that are going soft. They will still be tasty! Put 6 cups of water into a pot. Add apples, 1/3 - 1/2 cup brown sugar (depending on how sweet you like it). Add 1 - 2 teaspoons cinnamon (depending on how "cinnamony" you like it.:) Cook on high until you have a rolling boil. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Add 3 1/2 cups oatmeal, quick or regular, either one, stir constantly for about 5 minutes. Top with a lovely pat of butter or margarine and enjoy! :) You could easily halve this recipe if you don't want such a large pot. I just have a lot of people to feed! Source: Modified from "Blissful and Domestic" blog By melissa [55]
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Today in 
1687 The first Huguenots set sail from France for the Cape 
 of Good Hope, where they would later create the South African 
 wine industry with the vines they took with them on the voyage. 
1695 The window tax was imposed in Britain, which resulted in 
 many windows being bricked up. 
1775 The British repulsed an attack by Continental Army 
 generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold at Quebec. 
 Montgomery was killed in the battle. 
1857 Britain's Queen Victoria decided to make Ottawa the 
 capital of Canada. 
1879 Thomas Edison gave his first public demonstration of 
 incandescent lighting to an audience in Menlo Park, NJ. 
1891 New York's new Immigration Depot was opened at Ellis 
 Island, to provide improved facilities for the massive 
 numbers of arrivals. 
1897 Brooklyn, NY, spent its last day as a separate entity 
 before becoming part of New York City. 
1923 In London, the BBC first broadcast the chimes of Big Ben. 
1929 Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians played 
 "Auld Lang Syne" as a New Year's Eve song for the first time. 
1946 U.S. President Truman officially proclaimed the end of 
 hostilities in World War II. 
1955 General Motors became the first U.S. corporation to earn 
 more than one billion dollars in a single year. 
1960 The farthing coin, which had been in use in Great Britain 
 since the 13th century, ceased to be legal tender. 
1961 In the U.S., the Marshall Plan expired after distributing 
 more than $12 billion in foreign aid. 
1974 Private U.S. citizens were allowed to buy and own gold 
 for the first time in more than 40 years. 
1978 Taiwanese diplomats struck their colors for the final 
 time from the embassy flagpole in Washington, DC. The event 
 marked the end of diplomatic relations with the U.S. 
1979 At year end oil prices were 88% higher than at the 
 start of 1979. 
1986 A fire at the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 
 killed 97 and injured 140 people. Three hotel workers later 
 pled guilty to charges in connection with the fire. 
1997 Michael Kennedy, 39-year-old son of the late U.S. Sen. 
 Robert F. Kennedy, was killed in a skiing accident on 
 Aspen Mountain in Colorado. 
1999 Russian President Boris Yeltsin resigned. Prime Minister 
 Vladimir Putin was designated acting president. 
1999 Five hijackers left the airport where they had been 
 holding 150 hostages on an Indian Airlines plane. They 
 left with two Islamic clerics that they had demanded be 
 freed from an Indian prison. The plane had been hijacked 
 during a flight from Katmandu, Nepal to New Dehli on December 24. 
1999 Sarah Knauss died at the age of 119 years. She was the 
 world's oldest person. She was born September 24, 1880.
2014  smiled.


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