Wheat, the First Cereal Crop

The First evidence of wheat as a cereal crop and its cultivation was before 10,000 BCE. Continue reading

Cotton being used in the New World

El Paraiso (a site on the Peruvian Coast) was a cotton producing centre of the New World. Continue reading

Dara Dam the First Arch Dam

On the present day border of Syria and Turkey, during the reign of Emperor Justinian, the Byzantine Romans built an arched dam called Dara Dam, circa 550 CE. Continue reading

Irish Horse Racing

5000 pastoral acres (Curragh Plain) in what is known as County Kildare, Ireland may have developed Irish Racing from Horse Races run as early as mid 1st Century. Continue reading

Bronze Thimbles Found at Pompeii and Herculaneum

Bronze Thimbles found in the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum in Italy, both cities were destroyed and buried by a volcanic eruption in 79 CE. Continue reading

Fiber-optic Internet Available across Canada

CA Net 3, Is the fibre-optic System which offers faster and more reliable connections to the Internet, inaugurated by Canada in 1998. Continue reading

Invention of the Paper Clip

No not the darn paperclip in Microsoft's Windows that asks if it can help, Im talking about the good old paper clip. Continue reading

Bernardo Alberto Houssay, first Latin American to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Latin American presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1947
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Freight Elevators of a Different Kind

When you hear the words "Freight Elevators", you may invasion the larger than normal elevators moving skids of product from one floor to the next, come to mind. Continue reading

Florist begin cultivation of Flowers

The first to be cultivated was the Tulip in 1554. as the story goes, Tulips were imported into Europe. Continue reading