Omega celebrated Apollo 13 with a party

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Omega celebrated Apollo 13 with a party in an airplane hanger with George Clooney, astronauts, and Speedmaster watches

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Originally posted at businessinsider.com
By James Stacey
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As I sit in the lounge awaiting a non-stop flight to Houston, I can’t help but contrast the banality of my upcoming flight against the razor’s edge reality of flying an Apollo mission.

I’ll be flying in a modern aircraft, ferried from one computer-controlled ...

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MAY THE 4TH BE WITH US ALL

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MAY THE 4TH BE WITH US ALL

Star Wars is Modern Mythology.

In a world where faith in anything is being tested on a daily basis, Star Wars represents fantastic use of the film and its global reach.

Please don’t drop the ball Disney, “The Force” is everywhere” 🙂

Cheers George.

iamwill

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20 Years Ago – the Digital Camera Revolution

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originally posted at goweloveit.info

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Apple and Kodak Launched the Digital Camera Revolution

Back in Apple’s dark ages — during Steve Jobs’ interregnum in the mid-1990s — the company experimented with some strange products. Everyone remembers the ill-fated Newton PDA, for instance, which was considered ahead of its time. Less memorable was the QuickTake 100, the first mass market color consumer digital camera.

First unveiled ...

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First look at George Lucas’ futuristic Chicago museum

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Published November 07, 2014

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The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will house pieces from the Star Wars creator’s $600m personal collection. (AP)

The sketches of Star Wars creator George Lucas’ Chicago museum show a flowing white building topped with a hovering ring. The newly unveiled architectural designs for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art were drawing a range of reaction on Wednesday, from snide comments to forthright admiration.

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“Alive Inside” Film Explores Power of Music to Restore Memory

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originally posted at recode.net

Audiences first encounter Henry hunched over in his wheelchair, head down, hands clasped firmly together, unresponsive to the world around him.

As soon as a pair of headphones are placed on his head, the 94-year-old dementia patient opens his eyes, sits up straight and begins swaying and humming along with the music. Henry speaks animatedly about his favorite band leader, Cab Calloway, ...

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