Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on September 1, 1875, in Chicago, Illinois (he later lived for many years in the suburb of Oak Park), the fourth son of Major George Tyler Burroughs (1833–1913), a businessman and Civil War veteran, and his wife, Mary Evaline (Zieger) Burroughs (1840–1920). Continue reading

Tarzan major motion picture… Totally Digital

Tarzan first major motion picture to have be produced and exhibited entirely with digital technology produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Continue reading

William Henry “Bill” Gates III

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. Continue reading

Newly created Nunavut gets a Premier

Nunavut, a semi-autonomous, one of three northern territories of Canada. Continue reading

Fuel Cells for Cars Invented in Canada

Ballard Power Systems of Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, invented a fuel cell that was practical and was used in the manufacture of a fuel cell car made by Daimler Chrysler. Continue reading

Cryogenics Outlawed in British Columbia, Canada

We have all seen it in movies, freeze the dead and hope in the future they can thaw and cure what ails them. Continue reading

3D computer model of an Old Master sculpture

In 1999, Jack V. Wasserman, an Art Historian at Temple University, (Philadelphia, PA, USA) and help from the researchers of the T.J. Watson Center of International Business Machines (Yorktown Heights, NY, USA), created a Three-dimensional computer model of an Old Master sculpture. Continue reading

Businessman worth US$100 billion

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, chairman and co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation, (a software development company) in Redmond, WA, USA, worth slightly more than US$100 billion in April 1999, according to the international business magazine Forbes Global. Continue reading

Leader of a Sovereign Nation Indicted for War Crimes

Slobodan Milošević, the president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, a serving leader of a sovereign nation was indicted for war crimes by an international tribunal. Continue reading

Scented suits for men

At the beginning of January 1999, in Seoul, South Korea, you could buy Scented suits for men, for about $400 USD. Continue reading