Even today, 75 years after it was built, it remains one of the largest, most reliable hydroelectric generators in the US. Something like that can't last forever, can it? Does the Hoover Dam have a set lifespan or expiration date?
Easter is the Christian holiday which celebrates Jesus's resurrection. Children enjoy treats brought by the Easter Bunny, coloring eggs and often enjoying some time off school as many school's spring breaks are scheduled around...
In 1944, the most decorated unit in US military history was fighting fiercely on the European front. You'd be surprised to find out that their families back in the states were in an interment camp of all places.
It would certainly be nice to be credited with "saving the world". The title of "World Savior" would normally lead to fame, money and your name cemented in the history books. But not for Stanislav Petrov.
When we think of robots, we normally think of electronic machines in the shape of humans - like cyborgs and androids - or other autonomous devices like the Roomba.
During the cold war, the USSR and the US went to extraordinary lengths to gain an edge over one another. This was especially true with nuclear technology.
America had a secret president?
Scared of heights? This man wasn't.
Also caused sand volcanoes too...