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Buster Keaton: the best moments.. (12 videos)

Joseph Frank “Buster” Keaton (1895 – 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer. He was best known for his silent films, in which his trademark was physical comedy with a consistently stoic, deadpan expression, earning him the nickname “The Great Stone Face”. Critic Roger Ebert wrote of Keaton’s “extraordinary

15 Huge Supercomputers That Were Less Powerful Than Your Smartphone

15. ENIAC There’s no contest when comparing a smartphone to the first-generation ENIAC (Electronic Numeral Integrator And Computer), which was developed in 1949 and used to compute firing tables for the missile range at White Sands, New Mexico. Some even argue that it’s not a supercomputer, other than its size—ENIAC took up 15,000 square feet

20 Inventions That Killed Their Inventors

20. JIM FIXX – RAN HIMSELF TO DEATH After Jim Fixx wrote “The Complete Book of Running” in 1977, he started a craze that still hasn’t faded away. While he didn’t invent running itself, Fixx is credited with starting the fitness revolution in America, and he’s known for making recreational running popular. He often extolled