Posts Tagged ‘Science’
239 BC – 1st recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet. Natives think the world is ending; proved wrong once again.
1867 – US purchases Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000 paying 2 cents/acre. The Russians become the laughing stock of the real esate world.Â 118 years later, the Russians get even byÂ producingÂ uber-boxer Ivan Drago who kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition boxing match. Rocky Balboa vows revenge. No one born after 1990 gets this reference.
1953 – Einstein announces revised unified field theory. Most people were content with the original unified field theory, but Einstein wants to be “that guy” who is always changing things.
1962 -Â MC Hammer is born. Nearly 30 years later, Mr. Brough becomes 2 Legit 2 Quit.