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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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Nature abhors a vacuum. And so do I. - Anne Gibbons

The mountains are calling and I must go. - John Muir

Nature provides exceptions to every rule. - Margaret Fuller

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. - Michael Pollan

Scenery is fine but human nature is finer. - John Keats

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. - William Shakespeare

Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them. - Mark Twain

The power which resides in him is new in nature. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The most beautiful view is the one I share with you. - Unknown

To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature. - August Rodin

That most elusive organ that nature has ever yet created. - Stanley Baldwin

Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery. - John Ruskin

Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished. - Sir Francis Bacon

Whatever you do, do it with intelligence, and keep the end in view. - Thomas á Kempis

If anybody starts using me as scenery, I'll return to New York. - Grace Kelly

Nothing happens to anybody which he is not fitted by nature to bear. - Marcus Aurelius

Death is nature's way of saying, "Your table is ready." - Robin Williams

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated. - William James

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function. - Garrison Keillor

Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo. - Al Gore

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

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature but beautiful old people are works of art. - Unknown

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman

It is very rare or almost impossible that an event can be negative from all points of view. - Dalai Lama

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about. - Oscar Wilde

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient, whilst Mother Nature takes care of the cure. - Voltaire

The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view. - Sophia Loren

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

No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education. - Plato

The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular? - David Sarnoff

Menopause: because nature decided that pregnancy, labor, delivery, breastfeeding, and stretch marks wasn't enough. - Unknown

It's in the democratic citizen's nature to be like a leaf that doesn't believe in the tree it's part of. - David Foster Wallace

To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man. - Joseph Addison

A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man — he must view the man in his world. - Harvey Cushing

Nature is one of the most underutilized treasures in life. It has the power to unburden hearts and reconnect to that inner place of peace. - Janice Anderson

Physics investigates the essential nature of the world, and biology describes a local bump. Human psychology describes a bump on the bump. - Willard Quine

Our ancestors ... possessed a right, which nature has given to all men, of departing from the country in which chance, not choice has placed them. - Thomas Jefferson

When you are called to a sick man, be sure you know what the matter is — if you do not know, nature can do a great deal better than you can guess. - Nicholas de Belleville


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