Episode 668: Hair Band Extravaganza

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1zx">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/posts/10158271584596671">What character, book or movie name would make a great band name?</a><br> Let’s play “Movie, Book, or Band name”… (Chuck asks Kreg some questions)<br> <br> On This Day In History for March 23, 2022<br> This is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 283 days remaining in 2022.<br> <br> It was on this date in 1806, after traveling through the Louisiana Purchase and reaching the Pacific Ocean, explorers Lewis and Clark and their “Corps of Discovery” began their arduous journey home<br> Elisha Otis’s first elevator was installed at 488 Broadway New York City on this date in 1857<br> That same date in 1965, NASA launched Gemini 3, the United States’ first two-man space flight (crew: Gus Grissom and John Young)<br> Also on March 23, 1983, President Ronald Reagan made his initial proposal to develop technology to intercept enemy missiles known as the Strategic Defense Initiative, or Star Wars.<br> It was on this date in 2001, that The Russian Mir space station was disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> American botanist and explorer, John Bartram, born on this date in 1699.<br> Pierre-Simon Laplace, French mathematician and astronomer was born on that same date in 1749.<br> Born March 23, 1754, Slovene mathematician, physicist and artillery officer Jurij Vega.<br> English geologist and cartographer, William Smith was born 253 years ago today.<br> Susan Jane Cunningham, American mathematician was born on that same date in 1842.<br> Born March 23, 1882, Jewish German-American mathematician, physicist and academic Emmy Noether.<br> German-American physicist and engineer, Wernher von Braun was born 110 years ago today.<br> Ludvig Faddeev, the Russian mathematician and physicist was born 88 years ago today.<br> American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer, Ric Ocasek was born 78 years ago today.<br> American singer-songwriter, Chaka Khan, born on this date in 1953.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> 16 – Michelle Lopez a.k.a. CntrySigns<br> 18 – Gregory Lemon @ GregoryLemon.com<br> 19 – JT Shea of The Gigcast and JT Ukes at 40<br> 19 – Michael R. Mennenga<br> 21 – Krazy Joe Fiore, MegaPodTasticand Honey, You’ve *GOT* to See This!<br> 23 – Steve Riekeberg a.k.a. MissingIntellect of Geek Cred<br> 23 – Richard Parkman<br> 25 – Nicholas St Gabriel<br> 26 – Chuck Tomasi<br> 26 – Brina Baird in Hampton, VA<br> 29 – Marc Blackburn <br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for March  23, 2022<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.the-sun.com/tech/4915972/elon-musk-mars-humans-manned-mission-date/">Elon Musk reveals new prediction for when humans will land on Mars using his Starship rocket</a><br> <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/07/health/spinal-cord-stimulation-study/index.html">New spinal cord stimulation study puts people with paralysis on their feet again – CNN</a><br> <br> Hacks &amp; Strange Stories<br> <br> <a href="https://arstechnica.com/science/2022/02/watch-this-mama-chimp-treat-her-sons-open-wound-by-applying-insect-poultice/">Watch this mama chimp treat her son’s open wound by applying insect “poultice” | Ars Technica</a><br> <br>