Satellite View of North America’s
August 2003 Power Outage

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2003 Power Outage Satellite View

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Canada and space are a natural fit. - Marc Garneau

He lights up a room when he leaves it. - Henny Youngman

It's the hottest thing on television. - Donald Trump

In television blood is thicker than talent. - Gerald F Lieberman

With great power comes great electricity bill. - Unknown

He who fears something gives it power over him. - Moorish Proverb

The measure of a man is what he does with power. - Pittacus

When I was your age, television was called books. - William Goldman

You have the power to decide what your attitude will be. - H. Norman Wright

My best birth control now is just to leave the lights on. - Joan Rivers

The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law. - Jeremy Bentham

There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom. - Robert Millikan

Canadian cities looked the way American cities did on television. - William Gibson

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. - Dave Barry

My children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced on television. - Erma Bombeck

Getting an award from TV is like being kissed by someone with bad breath. - Mason Williams

Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight? - Al Boliska

I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts. - Orson Welles

One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the power of shared laughter. - Francoise Sagan

When you have robbed a man of everything, he is no longer in your power. He is free again. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Sometimes we receive the power to say yes to life. Then peace enters us and makes us whole. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

So many people are on television that don't know me, and they're like experts on me. - Donald Trump

Most people can bear adversity. But if you wish to know what a man really is, give him power. - Robert G. Ingersoll

Great music is as much about the space between the notes as it is about the notes themselves. - Sting

The fly that doesn't want to be swatted is most secure when it lights on the fly-swatter. - G.C. Lichtenberg

As an actor you become that lighting rod between the person who made the play and the audience. - Christopher Walken

The problem in this world is to avoid concentration of power - we must have a dispersion of power. - Milton Friedman

I chose the Egyptian dream: the dream to make a TV show, and then be called an infidel by the end. - Bassem Youssef

Just be yourself, and hopefully they can shape an epic space adventure around exactly who you are. - Chris Pratt

Enthusiasm is the electricity of life. How do you get it? You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit. - Gordon Parks

I blinked and I cured my brain. That's how. Everybody has the power. Can't is the cancer of happen. - Charlie Sheen

One of television's great contributions is that it brought murder back into the home, where it belongs. - Alfred Hitchcock

I'm taking memory power boost tablets to help me every day and doing the puzzles to help me stay focused. - Terry Bradshaw

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners. - Johnny Carson

We're all trying to keep up in this stupid race. But that won't be much fun when we're floating in space. - John Symeou

Oh my. Space travel sounds rather perilous. I can assure you they will never get me on one of those dreadful Star Ships. - C-3PO

The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics. - Bertrand Russell

Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age. - Bertrand Russell

It's not easy to juggle a pregnant wife and a troubled child, but somehow I managed to squeeze in eight hours of TV a day. - Homer Simpson

I know of no other man in our time, or indeed in recent history, who so convincingly demonstrated the power of the spirit over material things. - Stafford Cripps


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