August 11, 2006

5150’

It’s the model number of the first IBM PC, 25 years ago today, it’s the model number of the Xeon chips in the new mid-grade MacPro, it’s a rap group, and of course a Van Halen album.

If you dig a bit more, you find that its also the code number for an involuntary psychiatric hold, and that’s where the VH album name came from.

There’s even more numerologic trivia waiting for you on Wikipedia.


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