Episode 659: Year End Blowout! Everything Must GO!

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1yr">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show.<br> <br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> QOTW: What are you looking forward to next year? (extra points for answer not pandemic related)<br> <br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10158146330411671/">Technorama</a><br> <br> <br> <br> On This Day In History for December 29, 2021<br> This is the 363rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 2 days remaining in 2021.<br> <br> It was on this date in 1860, that the launch of HMS Warrior, with her combination of screw propeller, iron hull and iron armour, rendered all previous warships obsolete<br> It was 108 years ago today, that Cecil B. DeMille started filming Hollywood’s first feature film, The Squaw Man<br> It was on this date in 1949, that KC2XAK of Bridgeport, Connecticut became the first Ultra high frequency (UHF) television station to operate a daily schedule<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> Scottish chemist and the inventor of waterproof fabric, Charles Macintosh, born on this date in 1766.<br> Johann Christian Poggendorff, the German physicist and journalist was born 225 years ago today.<br> Born December 29, 1800, American chemist and engineer Charles Goodyear.<br> Dutch-French mathematician and academic, Thomas Joannes Stieltjes was born 165 years ago today.<br> Born December 29, 1879, American general and pilot Billy Mitchell.<br> Also born on that same date in 1923,  French mathematician and physicist, Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat.<br> Senegalese historian, anthropologist, and physicist, Cheikh Anta Diop was born 98 years ago today.<br> American actress and producer, Mary Tyler Moore, born on this date in 1936.<br> Richard Crandall, the American physicist and computer scientist was born 74 years ago today.<br> Also turning 74 today is American actor and producer Ted Danson.<br> Also born on that same date in 1958,  American colonel, engineer, and astronaut, Nancy J. Currie.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> Dec 31 – Shadowbird’s Mom<br> Dec 31 – Mr. Sim (aka Jeremy from Winnipeg)<br> Jan 3 – Thomas Gideon (The Command Line Podcast)<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for December 29, 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.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/alien-antimatter-crashes-into-earth">Alien Antimatter Crashes into Earth | Discover Magazine</a><br> <a href="https://time.com/6131590/nasa-2021/">NASA Quietly had an Extraordinary year</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://www.cnn.com/2021/12/21/asia/baby-dinosaur-inside-egg-scn/index.html">Perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo discovered inside its egg in China – CNN</a><br> <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/rll4uc/david_letterman_mocks_bill_gates_for_backing_the/">David Letterman mocks Bill Gates for backing the Internet as the Next Big Thing in 1995. The rest is history. : interestingasfuck (reddit.com)</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> 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>