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  • Celebrity Patents
    07 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 1 1
    Michael Jackson: Patent Titled “Method and Means for creating anti-gravity illusion”. In 1988 video for ‘Smooth Criminal’, King of Pop leans forward at close to a 45-degree angle, creating the illusio...
  • New Year Celebrations
    01 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 3 0
    In Spain, families celebrate with a festive meal on Nochevieja (New Year’s Eve). Everyone is supposed to eat grapes: 12 each, one per month, before the bells stop striking midnight. The object is to s...
  • “O Christmas Tree”
    25 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Until the mid-20th century strips of silver was used for tinsel on Christmas trees for over 300 years. It was rolled out flat and sliced into thin stripes. It was used over and again and passed down t...
  • Disputed Territories
    18 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Quemoy: This island is within sight of the Chinese mainland province of Fujian, is heavily fortified and was the focus of international tension in 1950s and 1960s. When the Chinese nationalists were d...
  • Joy & Adventure- Archaeology
    08 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Antikythera Mechanism: Sheltering from a storm in 1900, sponge divers discovered a wreck dating from the 1st century BC and discovered many artifacts including this: world’s oldest analogue computer. ...
  • Classic Mystery Thrillers
    02 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    The Paradine Case (1947)- Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, based on a novel published in 1933 of the same title, It was filmed in Black & White and presents a courtroom drama. The beautiful and enigmatic...
  • Female Inventors and their creations
    20 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Looked upon as the world’s first chemist (wow). Tapputi was an overseer from the Royal Palace during the Babylonian period of history. She is believed to have created the first perfume used by mankind...
  • Photography: Early History
    08 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Astonishingly so, mankind began to show an interest in photography as long ago as 500 BC. Pinhole camera, has no lens but a small hole on one side of a box that otherwise completely light proof. When ...
  • Famous people who SPIED on the side
    01 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Julia Child: The world knows her as a successful chef, wrote books on art of French cooking and even had her cooking show on TV. She joined the CIA in 1942, after discovering that, at 6’2”, she was to...
  • Navigating the Nile
    24 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Cairo is located at the beginning of the Nile Delta, and the river flows through the city. It began as a Roman fortress settlement called Babylon in the first century AD. Later it became a Byzantine c...
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