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

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart (July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. Continue reading

Albert Abraham Michelson, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1907
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Woman to fly a transpacific solo flight from Hawaii to California

Amelia Earhart, an American aviator, was the first woman to make solo Transpacific airplane flight. Continue reading

Theodore Roosevelt, first American to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First American presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1906
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International Testing of the AIDS Vaccine

Canada was one of three (3) countries (USA and Thailand being the other two) to be able to test the AIDS Vaccine on humans. Continue reading

Dental Clinics Free for the poor children

Possibly set up as a program by Rochester Dental Society, eventually getting funding by George Eastman, Eastman Kodak Company, then the name changed to Eastman Dental Dispensary. Continue reading

First Motorcycle designed as a motor vehicle

A total of 3 Indian Motorcycles were built in 1901 and on June 1st were publicly Demonstrated at a hill-climbing exhibition. 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

Free trade for North America … Really?

On December 17th 1992, a free trade agreement called NAFTA (aka. North American Free Trade Agreement) was signed by Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, United States President George W. Bush and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari. Continue reading