Friday, July 4, 2008

Hedy Lamarr

Once billed as "The most beautiful woman in the world."

Hedy Lamarr
the Austrian immigrant turned Hollywood actress was responsible along with George Antheil a composer for our world of wifi, cell phones, and gps through a patent they applied for and were granted in 1942 in a bid to help the war effort.

Beauty and brains she is my new hero!
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