In Pictures: 2013’s geekiest 25th anniversaries

A look back at the most memorable tech-related happenings of 1988

Human-powered flight record

From a Wired story about the latest attempt to break the 25-year-old record: "A team from MIT set the current world record in 1988 with its Daedalus, pedaled from the Greek Island of Crete to the island of Santorini. But in actuality, the pilot ended up about 20 feet short of the beach on Santorini, landing in the water after a small thermal updraft from the beach lifted a wing and turned the aircraft back over the water, where the pilot landed before swimming to shore."

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