Kodak – Eastman Picks a Name

By | Sep 4, 2017

What’s in a name? For George Eastman the name is Kodak. It was on September 4, 1888 that he patented the name Kodak. When applying to the British Patent Office his comments were; “This is not a foreign name or word; it was constructed by me to serve a definite purpose. It has the following […]

Bell’s Telephone

By | Feb 14, 2017

The telegraph was invented by Samuel Morse in 1835 and it was Alexander Graham Bell’s intention to improve on the telegraph that lead to his invention of the telephone. It was on March 10, 1876 when Bell in one room and his assistant Thomas Watson in another when he shouted the words, ‘Mr. Watson – […]

A Fire in Space Exploration

By | Jan 27, 2017

President John F. Kennedy’s goal of landing a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s was well on scheduled until January 27, 1967. 50 years ago the Moon project was put on hold. A fire in the command module sitting atop a Saturn IB rocket, just weeks before the first manned Apollo mission was set to blast-off, killed three astronauts.

Springing Ahead

By | Mar 10, 2016

For those who don’t know the rhyme we spring ahead an hour in the spring and fall backward one hour, in the fall. Some people mistakenly call it Daylight Savings Time, but it is Daylight Saving Time. There is not ‘S’. In 2007 with the Energy Policy Act of 2005 that President George Bush signed […]

Two Geminis Become One

By | Dec 12, 2013

On its third attempt Gemini Mission 6A, with Command Pilot Walter M. (Wally) Schirra and Pilot Thomas (Tom) P. Stafford launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on December 15, 1965. On its fourth orbit Gemini 6A meet Gemini 7, with Command Pilot Frank F. Borman II and Pilot James A. Lowell Jr., which was already in […]

The Sins of Our Daughters

By | Mar 4, 2013

It seems that everyday we see young ladies do what many think are foolish things. Recently Miss Teen Delaware, Melissa M King, resigned due to the uncovering of a porn video that appear to have her performing in it. Even if it is her, what’s the big deal? Don’t we all do something that at […]

Does Social Media Make Us Do Dumb Things?

By | Feb 26, 2013

It seems that everyday we hear about a celebrity or society figure doing stupid things via facebook or twitter. This leads us to the question. Does social media make us do dumb things? I don’t think that it’s directly related to social media. We all do stupid things at times, but usually it’s only those […]

Photography Tips for Beginners

By | Jan 15, 2013

A little over a year ago I decided to purchase a Digital SLR to take photojournalist pictures for my Tourism related sites for the Delmarva Peninsula. (ShoreToBeFun.com. Even though I did some photography when I was younger, this was the first time in over 20 years that I decided to return to it. Over the […]

A Slow Race

By | Nov 28, 2012

The race had already been delayed, it was originally scheduled for November 2nd, and was rescheduled to be run on Thanksgiving day, November 28th. Of the 83 cars that had agreed to run the race only 6 made it to the starting line. Of these 6, two were powered by electric, the other four were […]

Apple’s 1984

By | Jan 24, 2012

During the third quarter of Super Bowl XVIII a commercial aired. The commercial has been considered a masterpiece in advertising and it also introduced the Apple Macintosh Computer. The commercial alluded to George Orwell’s classic novel 1984 and featured Big Brother on a screen speaking to an audience of drones. In runs a young lady […]

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