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When people think of Ancient Greek contributions to the world, they usually think of Democracy, the Olympic Games, mythology, philosophy, architecture, tragedy, comedy and theatre among others. It’s no secret that Greece, even though a small dot on the map, gave birth to many great things and it is widely considered to be the mother…

Everyone knows that the Southern United States invented corn fritters, the Dukes of Hazzard, and institutional racism. But they’ve invented other things, too! Important things! So the next time you’re about to make a joke about banjo-pickin’ inbreds, remember that the South gave us… 10. Dental Floss Flossing, the quickest and easiest way to keep…

Most of us probably played with Lego’s as kids and built amazing structures to show to our friends, parents or anyone else who would pay attention. However, while most of us became adults and continued our love of building by playing games like Minecraft, some continued to play with Lego’s well into adulthood. With all…

Though Boeing is now synonymous with aeroplanes and jet travel, back in the 1950’s the company was haemorrhaging money like they’d been stabbed by King Midas. The only money the company was making was due to their many military contract. However, they thought they could change their fortunes with the Boeing 707. All they had…

As sound is basically just a wave, it’s entirely possible to completely and utterly eliminate it by blasting another sound of the exact opposite frequency at it, at the same volume. This is known as anti-sound. In fact there’s a machine that has been invented that is capable of blasting out anti-sound tuned to whatever…

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