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Signal Hill Wireless, St. John's, Newfoundland

Where Marconi RECEIVED the 1st Transatlantic Wireless Signal

Signal Hill Wireless, St. John's, Newfoundland thanks to joe-kster

Signal Hill Wireless, St. John's, Newfoundland thanks to joe-kster

Did you know that Marconi’s company was selected to supply the wireless for the first (maiden, and last) voyage of the Titanic (15-Apr-1912)? Unfortunately, the wireless operator on duty that fateful night was so preoccupied with sending a huge backlog of passenger wireless messages (to Cape Race, Newfoundland) that he didn't pass on the last 2 warning messages of nearby icebergs to the Titanic captain...

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By nature, men love newfangledness. - Geoffrey Chaucer

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

Nature provides exceptions to every rule. - Margaret Fuller

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. - Michael Pollan

Disease is the retribution of outraged nature. - Hosea Ballou

He loves nature in spite of what it did to him. - Forrest Tucker

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads. - Henry David Thoreau

It is sweet to view the sea when standing on the shore. - Archippus

Men are not afraid of things, but of how they view them. - Epictetus

It is part of human nature to hate the man you have hurt. - Tacitus

I was born a slave, but nature gave me a soul of a free man. - Toussaint Louverture

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. - John Muir

I can see myself before myself - a being through dark scenery. - Dejan Stojanovic

It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion. - Anatole France

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight. - Marcus Aurelius

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. - Albert Einstein

Who would dare assign to art the sterile function of imitating nature? - Charles Baudelaire

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. - Confucius

Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration. - Pat Conroy

I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough? - Vincent van Gogh

There's so little money in my bank account, my scenic checks show a ghetto. - Phyllis Diller

Making mistakes reveals human nature. How one deals with them reveals character. - Unknown

Mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires. - Benjamin Franklin

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. - Voltaire

Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes. - Lewis Grizzard

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. - Soren Kierkegaard

I just want to make pictures that are entertaining. I'll leave the scenery chewing to someone else. - Alan Ladd

I think Nature's imagination is so much greater than man's, she's never gonna let us relax! - Richard P Feynman

It is a brief period of life that is granted us by nature, but the memory of a well-spent life never dies. - Cicero

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. - John Muir

Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see life with a clearer view again. - Alex Tan

New Zealand was one of the most beautiful countries to drive through for the scenery and the vast scale of the place. - Louise Nurding

Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature. - Steve Maraboli

The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited. - Alan Kay

Men became scientific because they expected law in nature and they expected law in nature because they believed in a lawgiver. - Ravi Zacharias

To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to be vanquished by one's own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat. - Plato

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. - Alice Walker

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. - Henry David Thoreau

The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding. - Joseph Addison

Today was about chasing sun-rays, beach waves, and sunsets. All things beautiful that give you peace are worth chasing. Everything else isn't. - April M. Monterrosa


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