On Jan 21, 1981 – Production of the iconic DeLorean sports car begins in Dunmurry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
“A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering.”
- Freeman Dyson
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On Jan 21, 1976 – Commercial service of Concorde begins with the London-Bahrain and Paris-Rio routes.
You will see more $500k Maybach cars than a $50k Tesla in Moscow. This needs to be fixed
The Space Shuttle Atlantis atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) returns to the Kennedy Space Center after a ten month refurbishment. (September 1998).
Me: Please bring me a screwdriver.
Wife: Flat head, Phillips, or Vodka?
And that was when I knew she was the one.
On Jan 19, 1986 – The first IBM PC computer virus is released into the wild. A boot sector virus dubbed (c)Brain, it was created by the Farooq Alvi Brothers in Lahore, Pakistan, reportedly to deter unauthorized copying of the software they had written.
On Jan 19, 1883 – The first electric lighting system employing overhead wires, built by Thomas Edison, begins service at Roselle, New Jersey.
4 is the only number in English with the same # of letters as the value of the number.
Your gotta blow a job interview as fast as you can, what do you do?
@elonmusk World historical and projected crude birth rates:
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My age today is three times what it will be three years from now minus three times what my age was three years ago. How old am I?
On your 34th birthday, there are 420 months left until you turn 69.
“It is hardly surprising that the malodorous field of garbology has not attained the popularity of rocket science, oil exploration, or brain surgery.”
- Hans Y. Tammemagi
Term of the day: Boat-tail 🚀
Definition: A boat-tail is the transition section at the tail of a rocket (or other vehicle) that gradually narrows the body down to the motor diameter. It thereby helps reduce base drag.
Venus is the only planet in the solar system where the Sun rises in the west and sets in the east.
The Ericsson Company first produced cellular phones in 1979.
Škoda Plzen factory, 1951.
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What does the symbol "pH" stands for?
As an IT person, I rarely know how to fix your issue… I’m just better at Google than you are.
Types of bonds in brick masonry 🧱
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