The Egyptians Cultivated Barley

The Egyptians have been cultivating Barley since circa 4000 BCE, Using it as animal feed and in brewing of beer. Continue reading

Nonstop circumnavigation of the world by balloon

Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss psychiatrist, and Brian Jones, an English ballooning instructor, accomplished a nonstop circumnavigation of the world in a balloon in 1999. Continue reading