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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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What a beautiful view! - Alan Shepard

The poetry of earth is never dead. - John Keats

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

A father is a banker provided by nature. - French Proverb

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. - Michael Pollan

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

The earth has its music for those who will listen. - George Santayana

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

Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences. - Anna Held

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

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

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

Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy. - Sir Peter Ustinov

When you're on a merry-go-round, you miss a lot of the scenery. - Neil Diamond

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

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. - Voltaire

Nature never makes any blunders. When she makes a fool she means it. - Archibald Alexander

An optimist is someone who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery. - Walter Winchell

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

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

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

Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak. - Unknown

Copy nature and you infringe on the work of our Lord. Interpret nature and you are an artist. - Jacques Lipchitz

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

The key to a better life isn't always a change of scenery. Sometimes it simply requires opening your eyes. - Richelle E. Goodrich

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

Physics is about questioning, studying, probing nature. You probe, and, if you're lucky, you get strange clues. - Lene Hau

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

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

At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets. - Oscar Wilde

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire. - Aristotle

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

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

The layman's constitutional view is that what he likes is constitutional and that which he doesn't like is unconstitutional. - Hugo L Black

When a poet digs himself into a hole, he doesn't climb out. He digs deeper, enjoys the scenery, and comes out the other side enlightened. - Criss Jami

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

Advice from a tree:
- Stand tall and proud
- Go out on a limb
- Remember your roots
- Drink plenty of water
- Enjoy the view - Unknown


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