In the news: An anthropologist from Idaho State University is raising funds in order to look for Bigfoot with a remote-controlled blimp. The man, Jeffrey Meldrum, wrote a book called “Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science” and believes Bigfoot is out there. If he can raise the money for the blimp – around $300,000 – he will use the blimp to search the wilderness next spring.
Happening today: Today is the beginning of Diwali, an important Hindu religious festival also known as the Festival of Lights.
Gas update: Gasbuddy.com reports that the most expensive gas in the continental U.S. is in California ($3.835), Connecticut ($3.844) and New York ($3.971).
Motivational quote: “The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.” - Hasidic proverb
Watercooler talk: Parents snap daily photo of son for 21 years
A YouTube video shows one man go from birth to adulthood in six and a half minutes.
GateHouse News Service