Since they call it Hump Day, this pic o’ seemed liked a good start to the blog:
And for today, I thought I would just mention a bad idea with good intentions.
Because I like to stay positive in the blog, I will state positively that this was a bad idea! Even worse than a password of 12345.
I was reminded of this while watching the Masters this past weekend. At one point during the tournament, a ball rolled under the tree and I thought, “Wouldn’t it be great to have a camera find your ball for you?”.
In 1950, B. F. Goodrich, the company known for its automobile tires, thought that it had come up with a great idea to help erratic golfers. Its engineers developed the prototype of an atomic golf ball. The ball, with a radioactive core, would be easy to locate with a Geiger counter. (Here’s a copy of the story from an old Popular Mechanics Magazine article)
As it turned out, this experimental ball was abandoned. I wonder why?
And for pic o’ day, a bit more golf: