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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 and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

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

Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. - Gary Snyder

Few maxims are true from every point of view. - Marquis de Lac de Clapiers Vauvenargue

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

A unicorn is just a horse with a point of view. - Ron Sexsmith

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? - Henry Ward Beecher

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down. - Unknown

It is sweet to view the sea when standing on the shore. - Archippus

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Justice is a law of nature rarely found in human affairs. - Unknown

A friend is one who sees through you and still enjoys the view. - Wilma Askinas

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

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. - Dudley Moore

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

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once. - Woody Allen

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. - Albert Einstein

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

A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour. - Unknown

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments - there are consequences. - Robert G Ingersoll

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul and paints his own nature into his pictures. - Henry Ward Beecher

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. - Eleanor Roosevelt

Like all refugees, I am imprinted with the nature of loss and the necessity for reinvention. - Adrienne Clarkson

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

Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart. - Rainer M. Rilke

I just want to make pictures that are entertaining. I'll leave the scenery chewing to someone else. - Alan Ladd

Such is the irresistible nature of truth that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing. - Thomas Paine

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

I've come to view Jesus much the way I view Elvis. I love the guy but the fan clubs really freak me out. - John Fugelsang

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. - John Muir

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

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

Art owes its origin to nature. This beautiful creation supplied the first model, while the original teacher was that divine intelligence. - Giorgio Vasari

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. - Henry David Thoreau

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

The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people. - Thomas Guthrie

Mathematics began to seem too much like puzzle solving. Physics is puzzle solving, too, but of puzzles created by nature, not by the mind of man. - Maria G. Mayer

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

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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