Born in 1885, Rachel Mary Parsons came from a wealthy family full of brilliant minds—her father invented the steam turbine, her grandfather built giant telescope,… Read More »Rachel Mary Parsons: Wealthy Heiress, Engineer, and Militant
Sometime I feel like I’m a bit obessed by Christmas as I already wrote about who invented it, what was the first Christmas movie, and… Read More »The Origins of the First Christmas Card, A Victorian Tradition
I heard about Philo Farnsworth for the first time in the book “The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961” by Jeff Kisseloff. In it,… Read More »Philo Farnsworth: A Television Pioneer Who Started Young
I was barely a teen when Jurassic Park hit the theater. I just loved it and, like a lot of kids, it was for me… Read More »When Was The First Dinosaur Discovered?