coverit Posts:996 Followers:3
On 09/11/2012 11:32 AM in General

Tuesday Joke!

Okay, I'm patriotic and all, and maybe on 9/11, should save this one, but what the heck... some truth to it, and funny!

When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $12 billion to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater, on almost any surface including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to 300°C.

The Russians used a pencil.

I must be gettin' old... I still think baseball is cool.

finance Posts:9356 Followers:232
09/11/2012 02:24 PM

That's freaking great! I remember when I was a kid my grandfather bought my brother and I one of those space pens....he thought it was so cool....

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sharpsquare Posts:3190 Followers:5
09/11/2012 05:17 PM

so true indeed !

thehitman Posts:3078 Followers:5
09/11/2012 05:54 PM

uh oh

Never, ever criticize someone until you have walked a mile in their shoes........for at that point they will be a mile away. And you'll have their shoes !