Technorama Ep 309 – Rapture Leftovers

In this episode…

  • A boy with a backwards leg
  • What to do now that you’re left behind from the rapture
  • We’ll tell you about Darth Vader’s new night gig

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Introducing the team…

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On this day in history for May 25, 2011

It was on this date in 240 BC that saw the first recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet.

Happy Birthday goes out on this date to:

  • Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist, born today in 1865
  • also born today in 1889 – Russian-born American aviation designer Igor Sikorsky
  • German-born physicist and Nobel Prize laureate Jack Steinberger turns 90 today
  • and turning 80 today is Russian cosmonaut Georgy Grechko
  • The great actor who played Gandalf, Magneto, and a long list of other great characters, actor Ian McKellen turns 72.
  • turning 67 today is American mathemetician Robert MacPherson
  • Actor, Director, and the voice of Yoda, Miss Piggy, Fozzy Bear, Grover, and many other puppets “turns 67, also Frank Oz does”.
  • and finally Slovak cosmonaut Ivan Bella celebrates his 47th birthday today

And don’t forget May 25th is Geek Pride Day and Towel Day. Show your geek pride!

That’s the way it was, on this day in history for May 25, 2011


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