Word of the Day:
Extenuate \ik-STEN-yuh-wayt\ verb
: to lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of by making partial excuses : mitigate
: to lessen the strength or effect of
Today in History:
For motor-heads, the first Chevy Corvette was manufactured today in 1953. Designed by Harley Earl, the first Corvette was a convertible and debuted in 1953 as a concept show car. What a “sweet” ride!
The author / explorer / discoverer and technologist, Dr. Robert Ballard was born today in1942. He is best known for his discovery of the Titanic in 1985. But his reputation was made in the arena of development of deep sea robots or Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV’s). Ballard is the Founder, Deep Submergence Laboratory located at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.