Friday, December 21, 2012
Where do elderly otters get their food?
Seals on Wheels.
A father asked his young daughter what she wanted for Christmas. She said she wanted a little brother more than anything. And so it happened that on Christmas Eve, her mother came home from the hospital with a baby boy.
The next year, the father again asked his daughter what she wanted for Christmas. “Well,” she replied, “if it’s not too painful for Mom, I would like a pony.”
What computer device was described as an “X—Y position indicator for a display system” in its inventor’s patent application?
The mouse, for which inventor Douglas Engelbart received a patent in 1970.