|Proverbs, aphorisms, quotations (English)||by Linux fortune|
|Gee, I feel kind of LIGHT in the head now, knowing I can't make my|
satellite dish PAYMENTS!
|... The cable had passed us by; the dish was the only hope, and eventually|
we were all forced to turn to it. By the summer of '85, the valley had more
satellite dishes per capita than an Eskimo village on the north slope of
Mine was one of the last to go in. I had been nervous from the start about
the hazards of too much input, which is a very real problem with these
things. Watching TV becomes a full-time job when you can scan 200 channels
all day and all night and still have the option of punching Night Dreams
into the video machine, if the rest of the world seems dull.
-- Hunter Thompson, "Full-time scrambling", _Generation of Swine_
|My brother sent me a postcard the other day with this big satellite photo|
of the entire earth on it. On the back it said: "Wish you were here".
-- Steven Wright
|electromagnetic radiation from satellite debris|
|Communications satellite used by the military for star wars.|
|A star wars satellite accidently blew up the WAN.|
|Having to manually track the satellite.|
|Satellite Safety Tip #14:|
If you see a bright streak in the sky coming at you, duck.
|The Czechs announced after Sputnik that they, too, would launch a satellite.|
Of course, it would orbit Sputnik, not Earth!