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Link #30: The British Navy Once Took 33 Ships Without Losing One!

Link #30: The British Navy Once Took 33 Ships Without Losing One! In early human civilisations, naval excellence was crucial for countries to dominate a large region. It was the...
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Link #29: The Colosseum Was Filled with Water for Naval Games!

Link #29: The Colosseum Was Filled with Water for Naval Games! The Colosseum is almost always related to gladiatorial battles. That’s the first thing that comes into our heads when...
Gladiators. The end of the combat

Link #28: Romans Believed That Gladiator Blood Can Cure Epilepsy!

Link #28: Romans Believed That Gladiator Blood Can Cure Epilepsy! Blood is seen to be a lot of things. It is a symbol of life as well as death. It...
The original computer mouse

The first computer mouse was made of wood.

The computer mouse was invented by Douglas Engelbart in 1963. The first prototype was made of wood with two wheels at the bottom. Not very comfortable probably.
binoculars

The sinking of the Titanic could have been prevented if only someone used binoculars.

In April 15, 1912, RMS Titanic sank into the ocean after colliding with an iceberg. Why wasn't the massive iceberg seen? Because the lookouts did not have binoculars. The...
Traffic Light

The first traffic light was invented before the first car.

The first traffic light was used in 1868 whereas the modern automobile was invented in 1886. It wasn't electric, though, but a gas lamp that was used to keep...
Unit 731

Japan bombed China with fleas during World War II.

Unit 731 was the biological and chemical warfare unit of the Imperial Japanese army. During World War II, it dropped several bombs containing not just ordinary fleas, but fleas...

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