Philip Brockman was shy by nature and rarely talked in specifics about the work that he did at NASA Langley Research Center during a career that spanned four decades.
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1. Long before Tesla, Electric Cars were all the rage in 1905For a brief period in the early 20th century in the United States, the electric car was high society’s hottest commodity, sought after by socialites and businessmen alike. Electric cars might seem like the vehicles of the future, but t
The logos of global corporations like Apple, Starbucks, and Foot Locker are designed to create instant brand associations in the minds of billions who see them every day. But how accurately can we remember the features and colors of these famous symbols?
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“But it was no accident that [legendary lawman and showman] Wild Bill Hickok chose to carry a sawed-off shotgun to defend himself after [a] shootout … in Abilene. A shotgun was a much better weapon than a revolver in a gunfight, and it easily surpassed the six-shooter as an aid to law enforcement.
Today’s selection — from Valiant Ambition by Nathaniel Philbrick. The American Revolutionary army, the army that contested the British in the Battle of Brandywine and suffered through the bitter winter at Valley Forge,…