Columbus Day, Celebrating Christopher Columbus and his first landfall in the New World

Columbus Day was first celebrated in the United States on October 12, 1792, to mark the tricentennial of the day in when Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in the New World Continue reading

Internal-combustion engine now in fire trucks

Waterous Fire Engine Works created and introduced circa 1900, Continue reading

Rotary-wing flying vehicle called Da Vinci 3, Flys

We all know Leonardo da Vinci, first conceived of a rotary-wing flying vehicle in the 15th century, called Da Vinci 3, which was to use human power to fly… As far as we know it was only on paper and never been built. well that was until… Continue reading

United States Steel Company, a Corporation worth US$1 Billion

In 1901 a financier by the name John Pierpont Morgan created a Billion dollar company by combining several Steel mills (including Carnegie Steel and Federal Steel Company) in to one big company called, United States Steel Company. Continue reading

John Bardeen, first person to receive Nobel Prize in Physics Twice

First person to be presented Twice with the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1972 (first time was in 1956)
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The Cultivation of the Avocado

Avocado comes from the Aztec word "ahuactal" or "Tree Testicle". Now thats a funny translation of the word Avocado. Continue reading

Paul Anthony Samuelson, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Economics

First North America presented the Nobel Prize in Economics was in 1970
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Sunflowers Cultivated in United States of America

The indigenous tribes and people of prehistoric times cultivated the Sunflower in Southwestern United States. Continue reading

Automobile fueled by methanol was the Chevrolet Lumina

Chevrolet Lumina Variable Fuel Vehicle, manufactured by General Motors of Detroit, Continue reading

Sail Across-the-ocean race

Across-the-ocean race was held in 1866 from Sandy Hook, CT, USA, to Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, with the sponsorship of the New York Yacht Club. Continue reading