Who Invented Nutella?

Who Invented Nutella?

There are some food you eat, you know you shouldn’t touch, it’s not that healthy. Do you know what I mean? Well, for me, it’s Nutella. I know I should stop buying this sweetened hazelnut cocoa spread, but I can’t! So, as I continue to write about food (see the invention of chocolate), I thought…

Who Was the First Person To Climb Mount Everest and Survived?

Who Was the First Person To Climb Mount Everest and Survived?

The other day, my sister was talking to me about the manga she was reading, The Summit of the Gods by Jiro Taniguchi. A classic about a photographer who goes on an adventure with a mountaineer to discover where this need to climb mountains, to climb Everest, comes from. At one point, I remember saying…

Who was the First Witch?

Who was the First Witch?

I’m writing about the origins of classic horror monsters like vampires, werewolves, and zombies, but for me, they are mostly creatures of fiction. Strangely, when it comes to witches, it’s not the same. Some people really believe in witchcraft and a lot of women were killed after being accused of practicing it. With that in…

Margaret Sanger: A Life Devoted To The Birth Control Movement

Margaret Sanger: A Life Devoted To The Birth Control Movement

I never heard about Margaret Sanger before reading the book about the creation of Wonder Woman, The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore. Sanger was the aunt of Olive Byrne who was the “mistress” of William Moulton Marston, inventor of the lie detector and creator of the famous DC Comics superheroine. The book…

Who Invented the Apple Crumble (during Victorian Times, not after WWII)?

Who Invented the Apple Crumble (during Victorian Times, not after WWII)?

I worked on an article about one of my favorite desserts, the apple crumble. What I mostly found is that it was created during World War II. Most of the website writing about that subject goes in that direction. I talked about that with my sister who tell me that she found a recipe on…

Who Invented Kevlar?

Who Invented Kevlar?

As I said in the introduction to my article about the Slinky, I recently rewatched Obit. (2016) a quite interesting documentary about the New York Times journalists who are charged with writing the obituaries. During my watch, I noticed multiple references to articles that might be interesting to read, one was about the inventor of…