#45 was television. . . Michelle, Jim, Tony, Peyton, Elaine, Joani, and Mike all came through. And, welcome to Joyce who is a first-time respondee!
The Boston Waterworks Museum was a photographer's dream location! No matter where I turned there was another shot to be taken. Here I came in tight on this set of rivets securing this pipe. I liked the leading line produced by the rivet heads. Time to move on to the next photo op here. . .
Greatest Inventions of All Time!
Recently I came across an article about the greatest inventions as determined by a large group of scientists, philosophers, educators, and other professions. Their task was to create a list of "the Greatest Inventions of All Time." Conveniently, the final list numbered fifty! so, I'm starting with #50 and working my way down to Numero Uno in December.
Fear not as I will offer you some hints as to what the invention was.
Since prehistoric times, mankind was trying to solve this dilemma. The basic concept behind it was said to have been applied in ancient Egypt, where reeds were hung in windows and were moistened with trickling water.
The 2nd-century Chinese mechanical engineer and inventor Ding Haun of the Han Dynasty invented a system powered by prisoners.
Another technique involved the business of harvesting ice during winter and storing for use in summer - this became popular towards the late 17th century. Eventually, this practice was replaced by mechanical machines. The Dutch inventor Cornelius Drebbel demonstrated "Turning Summer into Winter" as an early form of "Invention #44!'
Sattlinger's Law. . .
It works better if -
you plug it in!
Leaving You with a Laugh, I Hope. . .
"No Thai, Sorry!
"No Thai, Sorry!