Chain of Facts

Chain of Facts - Fun Fact Connections from IP Factly

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (1839 painting)

Link #151: Bessel Was The First Person To Measure Distance To Stars!

  Link #151: Bessel Was The First Person To Measure Distance To Stars! Measuring distances has always been a favourite thing of humanity. We do it because we always want to...
Odometer

Link #150: Ancient Romans Used Odometers!

  Link #150: Ancient Romans Used Odometers! Ancient Rome was a place of wonder, even though there was a sense of barbarism to it. We described their barbarianism in a way...
Thumbs up

Link #149: Thumbs up Meant Death in Ancient Rome!

  Link #149: Thumbs up Meant Death in Ancient Rome! If you read our last post, then you know that it’s possible to control your gag reflex by making a fist...
Fist

Link #148: You Can Stop Your Gag Reflex By Making A Fist!

  Link #148: You Can Stop Your Gag Reflex By Making A Fist! The best tool that the humans ever used was their own hands. In our last post, we described...
Astronaut on spacewalk

Link #147: Astronauts Took Control Of A Wayward Satellite By Using Their Hands!

  Link #147: Astronauts Took Control Of A Wayward Satellite By Using Their Hands! Space is, indeed, the final frontier for humanity. The most astonishing feats, discoveries, and inventions in the...
Death Star

Link #146: The Soviets Built Their Own Death Star!

  Link #146: The Soviets Built Their Own Death Star! During the WWII, not only did the Americans build and use an atomic bomb but they also researched the viability of...
Artificial Tsunami Creation

Link #145: There Was Once An Artificial Tsunami Creation Machine!

  Link #145: There Was Once An Artificial Tsunami Creation Machine! In our last post, we dived into the ancient history of the United Kingdom region. We spoke about how the...
Bowfield Dam

Link #144: Britain Was Once a Peninsula

  Link #144: Britain Was Once a Peninsula We explained in our last post that the first documented contact between the Hawaiian Islands and Europeans was through James Cook. Cook, at...

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