Trivia & Fun Facts
epub |eng | 2018-08-14 | Author:Patrick Foote [Foote, Patrick]

Historic Titles Throughout history there have been many people (normally monarchs or leaders) that have earned nicknames and titles. These can take many forms but the ones we are going ...
( Category: Puzzles & Games December 26,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-11 | Author:Tim Rayborn

The angel and Karen from Hans Christian Andersen’s rather disturbing The Red Shoes. (Wikimedia Commons.) Fairies in a ring dance, presided over by their sovereigns, who look a bit bored. ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts December 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-10 | Author:James Proud

THE ELECTRIC CHAIR A convicted murderer spent several years in solitary on death row, bound for the electric chair, until at the last moment his lawyers managed to get his ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts December 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-12-07 | Author:Travis Elborough

Perched on its hill above the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is one of the world’s few remaining inhabited fortress cities. JUST ROOM ENOUGH ISLAND USA St Lawrence River, New York 44° ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts December 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-11-22 | Author:Sarah Herman

( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts November 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-11-21 | Author:Clark, Jerome

Gulliver confronts a Yahoo in Jonahan Swift’s classic 1726 novel, Gulliver’s Travels. A particularly interesting account from a few years later is chronicled in Ernest Favenc’s The History of Australian ...
( Category: Occult & Paranormal November 22,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-11-19 | Author:Thomas Morris

Edward T. Hinckley, of Wareham, Mass., then mate of the bark Andrews, commanded by James L. Nye, of Sandwich, Mass., sailed some two years and a half since (we find ...
( Category: Humor November 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-22 | Author:Thomas S. Gowing

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY A BRIEF glance at Ecclesiastical History will furnish one or two interesting matters. Most of the Fathers of the Church both wore and approved of the Beard. Clement, ...
( Category: Philosophy October 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-17 | Author:Emily Prokop [Prokop, Emily]

TL;DR VERSION ►Robert James came up with the idea of the Slinky when a tension spring he was working on fell off his work table and rolled over and over ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts October 22,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-06-25 | Author:Moses, Nancy [Moses, Nancy]

6 KER-FEAL Ker-Feal Courtesy of the Barnes Foundation Barnes Foundation Many people know about Albert Barnes and the Barnes Foundation’s gallery, with its fabulous artworks displayed in his distinctive style. ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts October 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-01 | Author:Mike Katz & CRISPIN KOTT

BOB DYLAN Chronicles: Volume One, Simon & Schuster, 2004 Interview magazine, June 1978 “OH, I HAVE A VERY STRONG PATERNAL STREAK. I’M A BORN FATHER…I GET SUCH ENJOYMENT OUT OF ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts October 4,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-05-13 | Author:Rickey Bird

DIGITAL STORYBOARD Now that you have all the pieces together, it’s time to create digital storyboards of each scene you’re going to be shooting. What’s a digital storyboard? Almost forgot! ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts September 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-09-01 | Author:Phil Mason [Mason, Phil]

Walter Hunt, a New York mechanic, invented the safety pin in 1849 in just three hours, to pay off a $15 debt. He saw no commercial value in the idea, ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts September 6,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-08-31 | Author:Breverton, Terry. [Breverton, Terry]

MERCHANT NAVY LOSSES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR Of the 61,631 men killed on Allied merchant ships, 34,541 (56 percent) were on British ships. The following table puts into perspective ...
( Category: Transportation September 1,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-12 | Author:Andrew Terranova & Sharon Rose

Through the Glass One of the most remarkable characteristics of optical fiber is that it can hold a strong signal and carry it over a long distance without allowing it ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts August 24,2018 )