Words from Nerds 148: Godspeed, John Glenn

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A significant anniversary for space flight. Google gets caught spying on you. And lots of games and gaming devices. Do we need them all? Lots to talk about this week.

Nerd News:


This Week in Nerd History:

  • Feb 19, 1807 – In Alabama, former Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr is arrested for treason and confined to Fort Stoddert. Got Milk?
  • Feb 21, 1885 – The newly completed Washington Monument is dedicated.
  • Feb 20, 1913 – King O’Malley drives in the first survey peg to mark commencement of work on the construction of Canberra.
  • Feb 22, 1924 – U.S. President Calvin Coolidge becomes the first President to deliver a radio broadcast from the White House.
  • Feb 20, 1935 – Caroline Mikkelsen becomes the first woman to set foot in Antarctica.
  • Feb 19, 1945 – World War II: Battle of Iwo Jima – about 30,000 United States Marines land on the island of Iwo Jima.