This Day in Blogging History: Water-powered jetpack; Jetwing Channel crossing; Evoting victory

One year ago today
Jet pack 'Rocketeer' hopes to fly from SoCal coast to Catalina Island, set world record: Yesterday, some very surprised beachgoers and a few tourist watched as O'Malley gave a demonstration.

Five years ago today
Man flies personal jet wing across English Channel: Yves Rossy jumped out of a plane over Calais, France today and flew his jet-propelled wing across the English Channel.

Ten years ago today
Electronic voting machines: WE WON!: Remember last week when EFF asked IEEE members to write to their organization to get it to rein in a broken standards process that was threatening to unleash corruptable voting-machines onto unsuspecting democracies?