Wednesday, August 11, 2010

What famous figure invented this?

Maybe this was common knowledge, but I didn't know until recently. It's a design for bouyant air chambers for steamboats. Pretty cool.

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  1. Joy often comes after sorrow, like morning after night.. . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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  2. Honest Abe.

    There was an article about it in the Smithsonian Magazine back in the mid-2000s.

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  3. I knew that vacation wouldn't keep you from here, Xenophon. ;)

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  4. Not on it quite yet. Getting packed, etc. for it. I have the pleasure of taking care of my beautiful nine month old daughter this morning.

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  5. Daddy-daughter mornings are the best (I have a two-year-old... don't know if I've ever mentioned her here).

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