historical curiosities

This is how the light bulb was invented

History tells us that the famous inventor Thomas Alva Edison was the inventor of the light bulb, which is not true. Many searched for it and quite a few got it, but Edison was the one who turned that invention into a money-making machine.

From Einstein to Penzias and Wilson: this is how we learned that the universe is expanding

That the universe is continually expanding follows from the equations of general relativity, something that Einstein initially refused to believe. This is the story of how we came to believe that it really was.

Tuskegee: The Most Infamous Experiment in History

In 1932, the venereal disease section of the Public Health Service created a study group whose objective was to monitor a group of African-Americans with syphilis, which became the longest study in the history of medicine: 40 years.

Eureka! The tragic story of Archimedes

Do you know the true story of Archimedes?

The curious story of Tritemio, one of the fathers of cryptography

One of the fathers of cryptography was a Benedictine monk whose passion for secret messages led him to be considered one of the most important Coultists of the 16th century.

Have there been civilizations older than humanity?

How could we know if ours is the only technological civilization that has ever existed on our planet? What kind of remains should he have left behind?

The first settlers of America could have been more scavengers than hunters

Clovis points were not as specialized weapons as once believed.


Schedules of the Valencia GP of MotoGP in Cheste and how to see it

The Cheste circuit hosts this weekend, from November 4 to 6, the 2022 MotoGP Comunitat Valenciana GP. See the schedules and all the information.

"Don't talk to me!": Danni Büchner makes a clear announcement to hated party guests

Danni Büchner is invited to Sam Dylan's Halloween party. But the "Goodbye Germany" emigrant has no desire for many other party guests. And find clear words.

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