Then and Now: Vermont’s EV Story December 28, 2021 Imagine if Vermonters had only ever driven electric cars? The truth is, Vermont didn’t have electricity until 1905, and not until the 1960’s in rural areas. But in other parts of the country, EVs accounted for 1/3 of all the vehicles on the road. Electric cars..
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6:21 Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright, Original Footage! First Flight Military Airplane 1909. Flight lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes. The Wright Brothers sold their first airplane to the United States Army in August 1909. Their initial airplane (Model A) was tested at Fort Myer, Virginia on August 20th 1908. After a series of successful test..
1:05 Antikythera Mechanism – Working model in motion See also: – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBI54xujkN0&list=RDCMUCworsKCR-Sx6R6-BnIjS2MA&index=2 –
58:41 BBC | The 2,000-Year-Old Computer – The Antikythera Mechanism Tony Freeth, Derek Price, Prof. Alexander Jones, Roger Hadland, Michael Wright,- An amazing documentary – Clickspring
52:10 The Endurance: A Legendary Story Of Survival | Shackleton’s Captain | Timeline Captain Frank Worsley signs on as Captain of the Endurance to navigate Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew to Antarctica. Learn how when the expedition ship is crushed; Worsley’s seamanship and navigational skills saves them all.
1:07:08 David McCullough with Ken Burns on The Wright Brothers 92nd Street Y Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough talks with pre-eminent historical documentarian, Ken Burns, telling the dramatic story-behind the story of the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. Recorded May 7, 2015 at 92nd..
1:21:15 Captain James Cook: The incredible true story of the World’s Greatest Navigator 1:14:29 Part 2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klCTPlOxuDw – Heroes and Legends documentary channel 6.95K subscribers Captain James Cook, a British Navigator, Cartographer and explorer was one of the pre-eminent sailors and innovators of his age. Now a controversial figure for indigenous cultures who see..
47:47 The Canadians: Joshua Slocum See also – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqJs-WHsvRo&list=RDCMUCtagGjDO8X1rBROhmSQXZsA&start_radio=1&rv=XqJs-WHsvRo&t=358 – Historica Canada Joshua Slocum, sea captain and author (born at Wilmot Township, Nova Scotia 20 February 1844; died at sea sometime after 14 November 1909). Largely self-educated, Slocum began his deep-water career at 16, gaining experience in the American, European and Far Eastern trades.