Monday, April 16, 2018

#36 - "Frozen in Its Tracks!"

#37 Cementing their place among the correct responders were Joani, Michelle, Mike, Milt, Elaine, and Peyton.

"Frozen in Its Tracks!"

Just how cold was it at the Haul of Fame? Look for yourself - that was solid ice in those small collecting areas. This shot was a partial capture of the tracks on this tractor. When I got home and played around with it, the title came immediately. I thought it was pretty clever!

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.


A less heralded cousin of it will come in at #10.

These are the backbone of today’s energy infrastructure: they generate 80 percent of the world’s power!

The modern device was invented in 1884 by Sir Charles Parsons, whose first model was connected to a dynamo that generated 7.5 kW (10 hp) of electricity. His invention made cheap and plentiful electricity possible and revolutionized marine transport and naval warfare.

I realize these clues are not very helpful so if you still need help, go to the bottom of this week's blog for multiple choices. . . 

Murphy's Laws

 McGregor's Revised Maxim. . .

The shortest distance between two points is 
under construction.

Leaving You with a Laugh, I Hope. . .

"Growing Old. . ."

1. light bulb   2. generator   3. steam turbine  4. the battery 

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