Satellite View of North America’s
August 2003 Power Outage

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2003 Power Outage Satellite View

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Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space. - Robert Frost

People who avoid their fears also avoid their power. - Timothy Roderick

Power is nothing unless you can turn it into influence. - Condoleezza Rice

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

In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience. - W.B. Prescott

Bed is like the womb, only drier and with better TV reception. - Linda Richman

A bore is a person who lights up the room simply by leaving it. - L.J. Peter

Entertainment is a thing of the past, today we've got television. - Archie Bunker

Television has brought back murder into the home... where it belongs. - Alfred Hitchcock

May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out. - JRR Tolkien

Space is almost infinite. As a matter of fact, we think it is infinite. - Dan Quayle

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

Television: a medium. So called because it's neither rare nor well done. - Ernie Kovacs

Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power. - Bertrand Russell

If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space? - Valentina Tereshkova

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. - Jacob Bronowski

A bore is one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation. - Benjamin Desraeli

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace. - Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

In Islam, the legislative power and competence to establish laws belong exclusively to God. - Ayatollah Khomeini

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

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Abraham Lincoln

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

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. - Bible

Tattoos have a power and magic all their own. They decorate the body but they also enhance the soul. - Michelle Delio

I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving. - Steven Wright

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved. - Cornelius Nepos

Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see. - Arthur Schopenhauer

If I don't work, I'll be sitting on the couch watching TV, eating popcorn and getting like a cow. - Celia Cruz

When will I learn? The answers to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV! - Homer Simpson

'Tis not always in a physician's power to cure the sick; at times the disease is stronger than trained art. - Ovid

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

As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind - every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder. - John Glenn

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow. - Maya Angelou

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

You are a divine being. You matter, you count. You come from realms of unimaginable power and light, and you will return to those realms. - Terence McKenna

I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell


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