Episode 653: About that UFO I saw the other day

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1xR">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show.<br> <br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> QOTW: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10158027651256671/">What was your favorite childhood candy?</a><br> <br> On This Day In History for October 20, 2021<br> This is the 293rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 72 days remaining in 2021.<br> <br> It was on this date in 1961, that The Soviet Union performed the first armed test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile, launching an R-13 from a Golf-class submarine<br> On October 20, 1973, The Sydney Opera House was opened by Elizabeth II after 14 years of construction<br> Also today in 2003, The Sloan Great Wall, once the largest cosmic structure known to humanity, was discovered by students at Princeton University.<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> English physicist, mathematician, and architect, designed St Paul’s Cathedral, Christopher Wren, born on this date in 1632.<br> Tom Petty, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer was born on that same date in 1950.<br> Also turning 63 today is American-Danish actor and producer Viggo Mortensen.<br> Also born on that same date in 1964,  American politician and lawyer, 49th Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris.<br> American computer scientist and engineer, founded Slackware, Patrick Volkerding, born on this date in 1966.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> 20 – Mike from near Des Moines, Iowa<br> 21 – Daniel Ebdrup Jensen (D. Ebdrup)<br> 21 – Justin Diehl (nulloperations)<br> 22 – Zach – zml2008<br> 22 – Cassandra Therrien (Canada)<br> 25 – Mad Marv – spelled “K – Y – L – E” but pronounced “Marv”. Hope that helps<br> 25 – HMNSHLD<br> 25 – BritOnTour (Jason)<br> 25 – Scott (Minneapolis)<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for October  20, 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://gizmodo.com/a-last-minute-nuke-to-shatter-an-incoming-asteroid-coul-1847863278">Nuking an Incoming Asteroid Could Actually Work, Study Suggests</a><br> <a href="https://www.sciencefocus.com/the-human-body/communicate-with-lucid-dreamers/">How scientists learned to enter people’s dreams – BBC Science Focus Magazine</a><br> <a href="https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/legal/canon-sued-for-disabling-scanner-when-printers-run-out-of-ink/">Canon sued for disabling scanner when printers run out of ink</a><br> <br> Shout out to the chat room<br> Watch us live every Sunday night at 9:30PM ET on Facebook. Go to Join our page and get notified automatically. Join us on the live chat!<br> Remember When<br> <br> <a href="https://thereader.mitpress.mit.edu/before-pong-there-was-computer-space/">Before Pong, There Was Computer Space | The MIT Press Reader</a><br> <br> Thank you Patrons!<br> This show is brought to you by… YOU! Thank you to our Patrons who enable us to keep the show running and bring you special episodes.<br>  <br> <br> <br> <br> Alexis Duran<br> Amber Elstad<br> Amy Bowen<br> Avner Braverman<br> <br> <br> Ben Vaughan<br> Brian Brown<br> Chris Mc<br> DanDMan Coyer<br> <br> <br> <br> Dean Jensen<br> Denise Inglis<br> Gary Lindros<br> <br> <br> <br> John Clifford<br> John Noble<br> Jorge Schrauwen<br> <br> <br> Kristina<br> Kyle Nishioka<br> Leon<br> Mark Kilfoil<br> <br> <br> Mike Wills<br>