Things weren’t looking good for the Razr when CNET put the phone in a device called “FoldBot” with a goal of reaching 100,000 folds. Sadly, the hinge mechanism broke at around 27,000 folds, roughly four hours in. Motorola objected to the test, noting that the […]
In 2010, an American scrap-metal dealer visited an antiques stall somewhere in the United States and purchased a golden egg sitting on a three-legged stand. The egg was adorned with diamonds and sapphires, and it opened to reveal a clock. Intending to sell the object […].
●Today Marks 39th Anniversary Of Nigeria’s First AFCON Trophy Super Eagles are preparing for the 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt but many have forgotten that today (March 22nd) marks the 39th year Nigeria broke the jinx of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) and made […].
“Oilmen are like cats; you can never tell from the sound of them whether they are fighting or making love” – Calouste Gulbenkian 1. Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (now BP)2. Gulf Oil (later part of Chevron)3. Royal Dutch Shell4. Standard Oil Company of California (now Chevron)5. […].
An army unit known as the “Six Triple Eight” had a specific mission in World War II: to sort and clear a two-year backlog of mail for Americans stationed in Europe. Between the Army, Navy, Air Force, the Red Cross and uniformed civilian specialists, that amounted to seven […].
When picturing medieval European warfare, we usually focus on the knights—glamorous aristocratic warriors fighting with sword and lance. But while these weapons were important, medieval warriors thrashed their opponents with an array of brutal instruments. A weapon’s popularity depended on multiple factors, including its effectiveness, […].
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Pottery is the process of forming vessels and other objects with clay and other ceramic materials, which are fired to give them a hard, durable form. Major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. Ladi Kwali, was a Nigerian potter. Ladi Kwali was born in the village of Kwali in the Gwari region of Northern Nigeria, where pottery was an […].
Minutes after Ronald Reagan’s inauguration as the 40th president of the United States, the 52 U.S. captives held at the U.S. embassy in Teheran, Iran, are released, ending the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis. On November 4, 1979, the crisis began when militant Iranian students, outraged that […].
The history of calendars, means that people creating and using methods for keeping track of days and larger divisions of time, covers a practice with ancient roots. Calendars are explicit schemes used for timekeeping. The Sumerian calendar was the earliest, followed by the Egyptian, Assyrian and Elamite calendars. Over decades the calendars have been […].
Rafael Caro Quintero was considered the “Narco of Narcos.” The bloodthirsty drug lord thought he was untouchable, but he overstepped his bounds when he brutally murdered an American agent. Let out of jail on a technicality, the trafficker is still at large — and wanted […].