Pots Originated in Large Hollow Rocks

In 17th century BCE Egypt, soapstone, a soft stone (steatite) was easily carved, and a good heat conductor was used for making cooking pots.
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Justus von Baron Liebig

Justus Freiherr von Liebig (12 May 1803 – 18 April 1873) was a German chemist who contributed to agricultural and biological chemistry, and considered the founder of organic chemistry. Continue reading

Robin Knox-Johnston’s Solo Non-Stop Voyage Around the World

The British yachtsman, Robin Knox-Johnston started his solo voyage on April 22, 1969. Continue reading

Treatise on Binary Mathematics

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, a German mathematician and philosopher wrote the Treatise on Binary Mathematics on March 1679. Continue reading

Glass Mirrors Distortion Free

In 1687, a French glass artisan, by the name of Bernard Perrot patented a technique of rolling out smooth planes of glass, and created the first glass mirrors free of distortion.
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Alpine Mountaineer Pioneered Ascents in the Swiss Alps

Alpine mountaineer, Horace-Benedict de Saussure made a series of pioneering ascents in the Swiss Alps beginning in 1760. Continue reading

Latvia Publishes Important Catechistic Works

Latvia’s three most important published books were a catechistic book, Catechismus Catholicorum in 1585; Continue reading

Adapted Clinical Thermometer Designed by Galileo

Santorio Santorio adapted the clinical thermometer based on Galileo Galilei’s design in 1612. Continue reading

Rice Beer

At the beginning of the ninth century BCE, the Chinese made a distilled liquor called rice beer.
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English Glossary Based on Bible Translation

The first glossary of English words was based on the Bible’s English translation. Continue reading