Bill Gates blogs about his 5 favorite books of 2016 - CNET Enlarge Image Bill Gates poses with the 5 books hes recommending. Photo by GatesNotes.com Microsoft co-founder and Gates Foundation co-founder and co-chair Bill Gates fondly remembers reading through his parents set of World Book Encyclopedias in alphabetical order when he was a child (his company would later publish a digital encyclopedia…
MNEMOSYNE The elder Titanis-goddess of goddess of memory, words and language. She was the mother by Zeus of the nine Mousai (Muses). In a non-literate culture, memory is paramount. People were taught to memorize works such as the Iliad and the Odyssey, not only the words, but the presentation. She is memorialized by the memory trick called a mnemonic, such as the rhyme to remember which months have 30 days.
On May 7, 1992, Space Shuttle Endeavour roared aloft on her maiden voyage. The crew of Endeavour's STS-49 mission captured and repaired Intelsat VI, which had been stranded in an unusable orbit since its launch aboard a Titan vehicle in March 1990. Over the course of 3 spacewalks, the satellite was equipped with a new perigee kick motor and released into orbit. When its new motor fired, the satellite was placed into a geosynchronous orbit. (click through to learn more)
9. The Sign of Twisted CandlesThe Sign of Twisted Candles incorporates a misappropriated inheritance, a hidden identity, and an unforgettable ladder scene as another mystery falls into the lap of the young Ms. Drew. Read more: Original Nancy Drew Books in Order - Summary of Nancy Drew Mysteries - Country Living