NASA Laying Foundation For Jupiter Moon Space Mission
What's the water pressure like in the middle of a 100km water column on Europa?
Valve Joins the Linux Foundation
I found out about Google via the "So did you hear about how big a google[sic] is??? It's like A HUNDRED ZEROS" comments that were pretty popular at the time.
Learn COBOL, Because It Will Outlive Us All
You can couple this with the fact that COBOL and mainframe systems are taught at an alarmingly small number of universities in the US. The need is there, and the pool of young, skilled professionals is *severely* lacking.
It might not be cutting edge, but it's comfortable living.