I commonly went ashore every day, either upon business, or to recreate myself in the fields, which were very pleasant, and the more for a shower of rain now and then, that ushers in the wet season.More William Dampier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Great discoveries are made accidentally less often than the populace likes to think.
Commenting on how an accident led to the discovery of X-rays..More William Dampier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening in the land and we ran into it, and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water, 2 miles from the shore, clean sand.More William Dampier quotes [09/14/2011 04:09:33]
Typhoons are a sort of violent whirlwinds. Before these whirlwinds come on... there appears a heavy cloud to the northeast which is very black near the horizon, but toward the upper part is a dull reddish color. The tempest came with great violence, but after a while, the winds ceased all at once and a calm succeeded. This lasted... an hour, more or less, then the gales were turned around, blowing with great fury from the southwest.More William Dampier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Digital money is Fordism for virtual reality. (Anatoly Yurkin) [11/18/2018 12:11:11] More
The narcissist is a man with a hypertrophied instinct of self-preservation. [11/01/2018 11:11:42] More
The mistake is always the problem of trace Data. [10/25/2018 12:10:04] More
The strap makes the child as the beast.
The strap hardens the beast in the child. [11/04/2018 06:11:02] More
A decentralized platform is a digital technology of justice. (Anatoly Yurkin) [11/10/2018 03:11:28] More