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The Iceman was discovered on September 19th, 1991 by German tourists, Erika and Helmut Simon. Now known as Ötzi or Oetzi, the Iceman was found near Hauslabjoch in the →
Psoriasis is skin condition causing a speeding up of the normal replacement processes of the skin. Skin cells usually take about 3 to 4 weeks to replace themselves but →
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. It was crafted by a culture that made no written records for us to study, but there are →
The Northwest Passage is a 900 mile (1450 km) long sea route through the Arctic Ocean which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, basically a short cut from Europe →
Angkor Wat is a massive, iconic Hindu temple built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Cambodia. It is the largest religious monument in the world →
Aspirin was discovered by German chemist, Felix Hoffmann in 1897. Hoffmann was born on January 21st, 1868 in Ludwigsburg and studied chemistry in Munich. In 1894, he joined the →
Lucy (Australopithecus) is about 40% of a skeleton found in Ethiopia estimated to have lived 3.2 million years ago. She was first discovered by Donald Johanson, an American anthropologist →
The Rosetta Stone was found in 1799 by Lieutenant Pierre-François Bouchard, a French soldier who was part of a group of French Army engineers under the command of Colonel →
Heliocentric theory is a model that puts the sun at the center of our universe and was first discovered by Aristarchus of Samos. Using simple geometric theories, he deduced →
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered X-Rays in 1895, although no-one understood what they were. A year later, Henri Becquerel found that uranium salts emitted X-ray-like rays that didn’t need an external →