Episode 641: Chemists have all the Solutions

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1wT">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show.<br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> QOTW: What fictional character should have been hit with a huge lawsuit at the end of the story?<br> <br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10157783530601671/">Technorama</a><br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kreg.steppe/posts/10157810553426319">Kreg</a><br> <br> <br> <br> On This Day In History for May 26, 2021<br> This is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 219 days remaining in 2021.<br> <br> It was on this date in 961, that King Otto I elected his 6 -year-old son Otto II as heir apparent and co-ruler of the East Frankish Kingdom. He is crowned at Aachen, and placed under the tutelage of his grandmother Matilda.<br> Also on May 26, 1869, Boston University was chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts<br> Charles Dow published the first edition of the Dow Jones Industrial Average on this date in 1896<br> Also on May 26, 1897, Dracula, a Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, was published<br> 94 years ago today, The last Ford Model T rolled off the assembly line after a production run of 15,007,003 vehicles.<br> Also on May 26, 1967, The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released.<br> It was also this date in 1969 that Apollo 10 returned to Earth after a successful eight-day test of all the components needed for the forthcoming first manned moon landing<br> It was on this date in 1970, that The Soviet Tupolev Tu-144 became the first commercial transport to exceed Mach 2<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> French-English mathematician and theorist, Abraham de Moivre, born on this date in 1667.<br> Born May 26, 1907, American actor, director, and producer John Wayne.<br> Peter Cushing, English actor, was born on that same date in 1913.<br> American actor, James Arness was born 98 years ago today.<br> Miles Davis, American trumpet player, composer, and bandleader was born on that same date in 1926.<br> American pathologist, author, and assisted suicide activist, Jack Kevorkian was born 93 years ago today.<br> American singer-songwriter, Stevie Nicks is 73 today.<br> Also turning 72 today is American computer programmer, who developed the first wiki Ward Cunningham.<br> American singer-songwriter and guitarist, Hank Williams Jr. is 72 today.<br> Sally Ride, American physicist and astronaut, founded Sally Ride Science was born on that same date in 1951.<br> American astronomer and academic, Amanda Bauer is 42 today.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> 26 – Eli Yukelzon<br> 27 – Tonya from Dancing With Elephants<br> 28 – Chris Martens, Host of The Jesus Geeks, Z Net Central, and Producer of On The Edge Of Darkness<br> 30 – Petri Lopia<br> 31 – Troy Dunlavy<br> 1 – Selganor<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for May 26, 2021<br> <br> If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our website and look for the <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenNyl8MEsC_eVDvCerLe8wNvhgtjg2d7F0Yj0IFYl4dOU2uA/viewform">Birthday Calendar</a> link.<br> <br> News<br> <br> <a href="https://www.popsci.com/science/computer-magnets-technology/">Magnets could fundamentally change comgputing | Popular Science</a><br> <a href="https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/handwritten-letter-albert-einstein-famous-e-mc2-equation-gets-1-n1268236">Handwritten letter by Albert Einstein with famous E = mc2 equation gets $1.2M at auction</a><br> <br> Hacks &amp; Strange Stories<br> <br> <a href="https://gizmodo.com/former-nasa-engineer-builds-mission-impossible-style-ob-1846918001?rev=1621370237442">Engineer Builds Obstacle Course to Protect His Nuts From Th...</a>