Technorama Ep419: The TurDucken of Podcasting

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  • Barbie
  • Annoying Mistletoe
  • How much is the voice of Vader worth 

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On This Day In History for November 26, 2014

November 26 is the 330th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 35 days remaining in 2014.

  • It was on this date in 1778, In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.
  • Official opening of Thomas Telford’s Pontcysyllte Aqueduct was 209 years ago today.
  • 151 years ago today, United States President Abraham Lincoln proclaims November 26 as a national Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated annually on the final Thursday of November. (Since 1941, it has been on the fourth Thursday.)
  • Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in over 3000 years on this date in 1922.
  • Also today in 1922, The Toll of the Sea debuts as the first general release film to use two-tone Technicolor. (The Gulf Between was the first film to do so, but it was not widely distributed.)
  • The Delta II rocket makes its maiden flight on this date in 1990.
  • Concorde makes its final flight, over Bristol, England 11 years ago today.

Happy Birthday goes out on this date to

  • German organist and composer Johannes Bach born on this date in 1604.
  • Also born on that same date in 1678, Jean-Jacques d’Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist and astronomer
  • The man who invented air conditioning, Willis Carrier was born today in 1876.
  • One of the co-founders of the McDonald’s restaurant chain, Maurice McDonald was born 112 years ago.
  • English computer scientist and psychologist Margaret Boden turns 78.
  • Turning 75 today, the lovely singer, songwriter, and actress Tina Turner
  • And finally turning 69 today, Fleetwood Mac’s John McVie

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for November 26, 2014


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1 Response to Technorama Ep419: The TurDucken of Podcasting

  1. Summer says:

    Here’s the link for the other videos Tim Grey and Sonya Belousova did last year:

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