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Jun 5, 2012 by Robert
Is there any particular reason why A comes before B or that Z is the last letter of the alphabet? We delve here into the origins of this and the system of writing.
May 8, 2012 by Robert
There was a time when men took their life in their hands when shaving. King Camp Gillette helped to change all that.
Apr 24, 2012 by Robert
The scoring system in modern Tennis is pretty odd … “Deuce”, “love”, “15-30-40″. So where did the game and the odd scoring system originate ?
Mar 2, 2012 by Robert
How to make soap at home.
… “things eveyone used to know how to do.”
Feb 10, 2012 by Robert
Where, when and who invented Chewing gum ? Plus how did it become such a global phenomenon ?
Jan 27, 2012 by Robert
The zipper is an indispensable little piece of technology that we’d be lost without. It was an out-of-the-blue invention. Nothing like it had existed before.
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