A patent for the invention called the Sholes & Glidden “type-writer” was granted on this date in 1868 marking the first use of the QWERTY keyboard. Gavin and Wyatt discover this type of keyboard is not the right design for dog paws. You are invited to listen as John invents the “write” music for this “type” show on Crosscurrents, 6/23 at 8 a.m.
- In anticipation of the 2019 cruise season, Southeast marine pilots have been testing megaships in virtual reality. They're concerned about one of the vessel's maneuverability in tight spots and low speeds.
- The featured ingredient in these new gluten-free “protein noodles” might surprise you: It’s pollock, the unassuming whitefish caught by the millions in the Bering Sea off Alaska’s coast.
- It’s going to be a busy year for Donlin Gold. The company is gearing up for another round of geotechnical drilling — its first in two years.
- The deadline is May 3 for the public to submit suggestions for the most cost-effective way to dispose of the Lumberman. The tugboat is anchored on state tidelands across from Egan Drive.