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First Webcam Was Used to Watch Coffee – Trojan Room Coffee Pot

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone knows what a webcam is, and practically every laptop has one these days. Webcams have revolutionised the way people communicate, allowing an additional depth to a long distant conversation. But like many things, have you ever wondered how or why they were invented? Well, the truth behind this particular invention is rather quirky, and a …

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Mortsafe For Zombies? It Was Used To Protect The Dead From The Living

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever seen a cage looking device over a grave? In very old cemeteries around the world you may see these hard prisons placed over grave sites. So, is a mortsafe for zombies, or a zombie apocalypse? Not at all. A mortsafe was a contraption developed at the beginning of the 19th century to …

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Pitch Drop Experiment World’s Longest Continuously Running Laboratory Experiment

Reading Time: 2 minutes The  world’s longest continuously running laboratory experiment is an experiment that is being run at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. It has been running continuously since it was started by Professor Thomas Parnell in 1927. The world’s longest continuously running laboratory experiment is known as the pitch drop experiment, which measure the flow of pitch over …

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10 Percent Of All Marriages Are Between Cousins

Reading Time: 2 minutes When you read the fact about the Icelandic incest app you may have thought it was a joke, or you may have even had a chuckle at the idea. You probably even initially thought to yourself how many people really marry a cousin? Well it would appear that quite a few people do. To be …

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1561 Nuremberg Space Battle

Reading Time: 2 minutes Perhaps the most famous of all UFO sightings and experiences would be that of the UFO sighting and apparent crash on a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico, USA on July 7, 1947. On that occasion, what has been described as an unidentified airborne object was observed by several witnesses, and this object crashed. The United …

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