CCT#197: The Holy Podcast

Coming up in tonights show…

  1. Hijackers hijack search results
  2. How they dealt with lithium in 1947
  3. Hack your Mac classic to something you’ll use every day

On This Day in Tech History

  • 1492 – Christopher Columbus becomes the first European to set foot on the island of Hispaniola.
  • 1848 – California Gold Rush: In a message before the U.S.
    Congress, US President James K. Polk confirms that large amounts of
    gold had been discovered in California.
  • 1893 – First appearance of an electric car.
  • 1926 – Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin premieres.
  • 1932 – German-born Swiss physicist Albert Einstein is granted an American visa.
  • 1945 – Flight 19 is lost in the Bermuda Triangle.
  • 1958 – Subscriber Trunk Dialling (STD) is inaugurated in the
    UK by Queen Elizabeth II when she speaks to the Lord Provost in a call
    from Bristol to Edinburgh.
  • 1958 – The Preston bypass, the UK’s first stretch of
    motorway opens to traffic for the first time, now part of the M6 and
    M55 motorways.
  • 1989 – TGV Atlantique sets a new railways speed record with 482.4 km/h.


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  1. Andy says:

    You *can* do your own songs for GuitarHero – there are a couple of free guitar hero clones too. Take a look at for the editor or for the free guitarhero. I’ve not tried either of these (or played guitar hero) I’m waiting to get the chance to play it before I purchase it.