Satellite View of North America’s
August 2003 Power Outage

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2003 Power Outage Satellite View

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Power is ego. - Red Auerbach

Knowledge is power. - Francis Bacon

It's the hottest thing on television. - Donald Trump

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. - Raymond Lindquist

He who fears something gives it power over him. - Moorish Proverb

Nothing is really real unless it happens on television. - Daniel J. Boorstin

Television is called a medium because anything good on it is rare. - Fred Allen

Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have. - Saul Alinsky

Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. - Joan Didion

The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn't have a space program. - Larry Niven

Oh my God! Space aliens! Don't eat me! I have a wife and kids. Eat them! - Homer Simpson

There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets? - Dick Cavett

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

Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight? - Al Boliska

And where does the power come from to see the race to its end? It comes from within. - Eric Liddell

For those of you watching who do not have television sets, live commentary is on Radio 2. - David Coleman

Usually a Range Rover would be beaten away from the lights by a diesel powered wheelbarrow. - Jeremy Clarkson

The fly that doesn't want to be swatted is most secure when it lights on the fly-swatter. - G.C. Lichtenberg

Sovereignty is the absolute and perpetual power of a commonwealth, the highest power of command. - Jean Bodin

No matter how carefully you stored the lights last year, they will be snarled again this Christmas. - Robert Kirby

The way you can understand all of the social media is as the creation of a new kind of public space. - Danah Boyd

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

You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within. - Bob Nelson

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

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power. - Maggie Gallagher

I'm taking memory power boost tablets to help me every day and doing the puzzles to help me stay focused. - Terry Bradshaw

Understand why and how your audience uses technology and then start trying to align your communications efforts. - Brian Reich

We're all trying to keep up in this stupid race. But that won't be much fun when we're floating in space. - John Symeou

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. - Epictetus

I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone. - Steven Wright

The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics. - Bertrand Russell

This is one of the miracles of love: it gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted. - C S Lewis

Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me. - Jimmy Breslin

To make no mistake is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. - Plutarch

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

I will never again underestimate the power of anticipation. There is no better boost in the present than an invitation into the future. - Caroline Kepnes

In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power - including strong and principled diplomacy. - Barack Obama

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

Fantasy has a dark side to it. It also has a light hemisphere - the power of the human imagination to keep going, to imagine a better tomorrow. - Tim O'Brien

And God said, 'Let there be light' and there was light, but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected. - Spike Milligan


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