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(Yahoo)   Hundreds of thousands of years ago man's greatest invention was creating fire. Today man's greatest invention is extinguishing fires. You've come a long way, baby   (news.yahoo.com) divider line 12
    More: Cool, DARPA, wildfires, fire suppression, Inferno, Bic, Atmosphere of Earth, Tecca, inventions  
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2012-07-14 02:28:31 AM  
Fighting fire with heavy metal music blasting through speakers?

I can get behind that.
 
2012-07-14 04:20:32 AM  
DARPA could incorporate the science behind the speakers on a real-word fire-suppression system.

Experimenters later scaled the system up to encompass an entire large room, but found there was an unfortunate number of brain explosions in anyone present during tests.
 
2012-07-14 06:23:51 AM  
A brown note for fire?
 
2012-07-14 06:48:58 AM  
Hundreds of thousands of years ago, our greatest invention was probably culture. Without culture we'd be just a bunch of monkeys dancing around a camp fire.
 
2012-07-14 07:02:48 AM  
Wheres my star trek forcefield?
 
2012-07-14 07:22:18 AM  

Greenbeanx: Wheres my star trek forcefield holodeck?


FTFY
 
2012-07-14 07:53:36 AM  

Honest Bender: Hundreds of thousands of years ago, our greatest invention was probably culture. Without culture we'd be just a bunch of monkeys dancing around a camp fire.


Is that not culture?
 
2012-07-14 08:49:02 AM  
Wow.. we invented fire? Good to know.
Glad we invented electricity too.
 
2012-07-14 09:02:27 AM  
 
2012-07-14 09:12:00 AM  
Disaster Area concert?
 
2012-07-14 09:20:38 AM  
Now if only we could get all fires to start only in the gaps between two giant pipes!
 
2012-07-14 11:46:32 AM  
fire no

the first two most important discoveries

was beer

and that women were attracted to bright shiny objects
 
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