Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs, like Winnie the Pooh, have traditionally been depicted as having very small brains, and therefore not being very intelligent creatures. It is true that, in general, dinosaurs’ brains were much smaller than the brains of mammals possessing heads of…

The three-point seatbelt

The three-point seatbelt

Many engineers such as Americans Roger W. Griswold and Hugh DeHaven made patents for a 3 point seat belt before but no records show the actual prototypes until Nils Bohlin, a Swedish mechanical engineer and inventor who developed the “modern…

The highest Court of the Land

The highest Court of the Land

The US Supreme Court has always been known as the “Highest Court of the Land,” but there’s one more court that sits even above the Supreme Court, literally—a basketball court. Aptly named “The Highest Court in the Land”, the U.S…

Quarantine can’t stop her twerking

Quarantine can’t stop her twerking

The famous albanian dancer from Kosovo Donjeta Kosumi known as “Kallashi”, decided to entertain her fans a little differently as she is staying at home. She never stop her activities. She shared some videos twerking for her fans!

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson

Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American statesman, lawyer, and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as…

First White Wedding Dress

First White Wedding Dress

Even among the extraordinarily rich elites, many of now-traditional practices harken back fewer than 200 years. Take, for instance, the white wedding dress. Though white is now seen as a symbol of virginity and purity, in the mid-19th century, white…

Giraffe tongues

Giraffe tongues

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to be licked by a giraffe, you’ll notice that their 50cm-long tongues can appear purple, bluish or almost black in colour. This is due to the density of dark ‘melanin’ colour pigments in them.…

Battle of Verdun

Battle of Verdun

This World War I siege stemmed from German General Erich von Falkenhayn’s edict to elicit major bloodshed from the French defense of the fortress complex around Verdun. German forces advanced quickly in February 1916, claiming Fort Douaumont and Fort Vaux…

Soybean Ford car

Soybean Ford car

The Ford soybean car of 1941 was so named because its body panels were said to be constructed from a soy-based plastic created in Ford’s soybean laboratory at Greenfield Village in Dearborn. (The building still exists. It’s the gray frame…