Friday, September 10, 2010


On this date In 1608, John Smith was elected the council president of Jamestown, Virginia. In 1823, Simon Bolivar was named the president of Peru. In 1846, Elias Howe invented the sewing machine. In 1974, Guinea-Bissau gained its independance from Portugal. In 2008, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN was first powered up in Geneva, Switzerland. Happy Birthday Maria Theresa of Spain (1638-1683), Gunpei Yokoi (1941-1997), Bill O'Reilly (1949). RIP Sergei Tretyakov (1937), Clarence Brown (2005).

"Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero."* - Horace *English: Seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future.

"Everything in your life is there as a vehicle for your Transformation. Use it!" - Ram Dass 

"The way to succeed is to double your error rate." - Thomas J. Watson

"Instant Elements" using Google Instant Search whirled! Be nice to type that fast, too!

Time Lapse from Space - Aurora Borealis From Oregon State University

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