Link #50: Mammoths Were Alive When Ancient Egyptians Were Thriving!

Link #50: Mammoths Were Alive When Ancient Egyptians Were Thriving! The Arctic Ocean is a real treasure trove of wonders. Not only is it the smallest ocean in world and...
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Pearl Harbor veterans can choose to be laid to rest at Pearl Harbor.

American soldiers who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor can ask to be buried there after their deaths. The survivors of the USS Arizona, in particular, can ask for...
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Heroin was once the world’s ‘wonder drug’.

Heroin was invented by Heinrich Dreser, the same man who invented aspirin and when it was first marketed in 1898, it was recommended as a pain reliever stronger than...
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Link #33: Hot Chocolate Was First Sold as Medicine

Link #33: Hot Chocolate Was First Sold as Medicine The mention of hippos’ pink milk may have reminded you of strawberry milk but the one milk beverage that is loved...
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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...
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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.

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