The aerial contests of the 1920s and 1930s were extravagant and murderous, but they proved The old horseman’s adage: Racing betters the breed
It was North America’s first defense against a Soviet attack, and life on it was the Cold War at its coldest.
It started with a couple of lab mistakes, proved to be a breakthrough for filters and insulation, and soon was shaping the hottest cars and most creative furniture.
Today’s Global Positioning System combines nearly half a century of insights, dating back to the dawn of the space age.
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