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First Long Distance Telephone Call Made

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Bell PlaqueFebruary 12, 1877

Alexander Graham Bell makes the first long distance telephone call between Boston and Salem, Massachusetts. No witches were hung at this time.

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drchuck
6 days ago
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I'm glad they added the "no witches" statement, as I was a bit worried.
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Get Me a Scientist

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For the rest of her life, when asked about the asteroid's devastation, she would make a joke about Impact Factor.

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Come to my dang show, Houstonoids!

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Deep Impact: how it should have ended?
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Let Amazon Alexa Add Romance to Your Valentine’s Day

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It’s that time of year. With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s quickly turning into the season of love. And any Amazon Echo device, or third-party speaker with Alexa built-in, can help make your celebrations even better. Depending on how much you like to celebrate with your significant other, there’s a lot to do in order to make Valentine’s special. Alexa, the popular and multi-faceted voice-controllable assistant, can help you tackle a surprisingly large amount of tasks. We’re rounding up some of the ways you can use your voice to help to make the holiday even sweeter — everything from finding...

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drchuck
11 days ago
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Alexa, play Barry White playlist.
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duerig
11 days ago
Alexa, record blackmail material.
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First Untethered Space Walk

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First Untethered Space Walk

February 7, 1984

Astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart make the first untethered space walk using the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU). McCandless became the first human Earth-orbiting satellite, venturing out 320 feet from the orbiter.

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11 days ago
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How awesome would it be if he was driving his car in space?
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mouse in the house

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mouse in the house

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drchuck
11 days ago
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Slip him a Mickey.
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Recently Heard on the Philadelphia Police Scanner

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Philadelphia sports fans do not have a great reputation. This collection of assorted quotes heard on the Philadelphia police scanner following the Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl victory might help explain why.

Link: https://slate.com/culture/2018/02/terrifying-things-heard-on-the-philadelphia-police-scanner-after-the-eagles-won-the-super-bowl.html

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11:53 p.m. “We have a large crowd throwing bottles and chanting ‘Meek Mill.’ “
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