‘Nightline’ Daily Line, June 22: Sandusky Trial: Verdict Watch

By ABC News

Jun 22, 2012 4:55pm

abc Nightline Daily Line thg 120307 wblog Nightline Daily Line, June 22: Sandusky Trial: Verdict Watch

4:53 p.m. ET: Would you vacation at a Nazi playground?

gty colossus ruegen jp 120621 wblog Nightline Daily Line, June 22: Sandusky Trial: Verdict Watch

Credit: Jens Koehler/AFP/Getty Images

In the years preceding the Second World War the Nazis not only planned mass murder, but they also planned mass tourism in the form of the Colossus of Prora, the world’s biggest beach complex along the Baltic coast on the island of Ruegen.

It housed 10,000 rooms with sea views in eight identical rectangular blocks of steel reinforced concrete, each six floors high and each one the length of five soccer fields.

Read the full story HERE.

2:19 p.m. ET: Ever wonder why you forget people’s names? Well it’s not because you have a bad memory. It’s because you don’t care.

gty name tag ll 120621 wblog Nightline Daily Line, June 22: Sandusky Trial: Verdict Watch

Credit: The Image Bank/Getty Images

According to Richard Harris, a professor of psychology at Kansas State University, it’s not your brain‘s ability that dictates how well you remember people’s names, but how motivated you are to learn them.

“Just about everybody has a good memory for something because people are interested in different things,” said Harris. “But not everybody is motivated to work very hard at the same things.”

“A lot of people have the idea that remembering names of people is just hard and so they haven’t really worked at it very much,” he said. “I think it’s something that is not terribly hard but it does require a bit of working at.”

Read the full story HERE.

12:47 p.m. ET: “Good Morning America” weatherman Sam Champion tweets about the developing storm down South:

championTropicalStorm Nightline Daily Line, June 22: Sandusky Trial: Verdict Watch

12:19 p.m. ET: This was quite the cheeky move…

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren turns 63 today, and the state’s Republican party announced this morning that it is gifting Warren, a Harvard Law professor, with a complimentary account at ancestry.com.

To find out more, read ABC News’ Elizabeth Hartfield’s story HERE.

11:25 a.m. ET: Welcome to the real Animal House:

ht baboons trashing bedroom jef ss 120621 ssh Nightline Daily Line, June 22: Sandusky Trial: Verdict Watch

Credit: National Geographic

“Nightline” anchor Bill Weir got a tour of the South African bungalow that has served as the set for Nat Geo WILD’s new primal reality TV show, “Big Baboon House.” he baboons provided all the typical trappings of a reality TV show: Nasty political alliances, the occasional slap fight and rampant sex.

See more photos HERE.

9:51 a.m. ET: SANDUSKY TRIAL: We are once again on verdict watch.

gty jerry sandusky jp 120622 wblog Nightline Daily Line, June 22: Sandusky Trial: Verdict Watch

Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

ABC News’ Jim Avila reports: The jurors deliberating the fate of Jerry Sandusky began their second day of discussions today by watching a reenactment of the testimony of eyewitness Mike McQueary, who said he interrupted what he thought was a sexual assault in the Penn State football team’s showers.

This story will be updated HERE as it develops.

SHOWS:
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus