Friday, August 13, 2010

Friday Fun!

On This Date...
In 3114 BC, the Mayan calendar began. In 1792, Louis XVI of France was formally arrested and declared an enemy of the people. In 1889, Ferdinand von Zeppelin patented his "Navigable Balloon". In 1913, Harry Brearley produced the first stainless steel. In 1918, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) was established as a public company in Germany. Happy Birthday Alfed Hitchcock (1899-1980), Charles 'Buddy' Spencer (1904-1999), Fidel Castro (1926). RIP Florence Nightingale (1910), H.G. Wells (1946).

"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."  - Doug Firebaugh

Inflatable...trashbags? Living, breathing trashbags! Hmmm...Wind Power!? Assorted tech marvels on this site!

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