Philo Farnsworth: A Television Pioneer Who Started Young

Philo Farnsworth: A Television Pioneer Who Started Young

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, the author described this American Inventor as the not well-known Television Pioneer who made it all possible. I was intrigued. Philo Farnsworth, A Young Inventor Who Dreamt of Electronic Television…

What Was The First Soda?

What Was The First Soda?

I was recently reading that the World Health Organisation has decided that aspartame was possibly carcinogenic, which was surprising–the timing, not the news, as I heard about that years ago. To make it relatable for the consumer, the news outlet explained that this softener was used in drinks like Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi. I…

The Royal Who Invented The Gingerbread Man, A Fairytale Story

The Royal Who Invented The Gingerbread Man, A Fairytale Story

  Recently, I wrote about the history of Gingerbread. As it was not the main subject of the article, I just evoked the part played by Queen Elizabeth I in the popularisation of Gingerbread in Europe. This story deserved a bit more, especially as it led to the invention of the Gingerbread Man! Valued by…

Who invented LEGO?

Who invented LEGO?

I recently read about some World records and there were some about LEGOs. Do you think the person who created this toy thought that people would take his building blocks and build some world record constructions? Probably not. But who knows? So, here is the question of the day: Who Created LEGO? The short answer…