Who Invented The Dragon?

Who Invented The Dragon?

You probably have heard about the Komodo Dragon. It always bothered me that it was called a “dragon” as its appearance didn’t correspond with what I imagine a dragon looks like. It’s ridiculous to see things like that, but the human brain is strange. Anyway, I was looking into where the name came from, and…

Who Invented Golf?

Who Invented Golf?

I used to play golf. I went to see the movie “The Legend of Bagger Vance” in the theater and I liked it. What stayed with me however was that golf seemed to be a type of sport made for me–a nonathletic person who wants to be alone. It was. But it’s also a costly…

Who Invented the Slinky?

Who Invented the Slinky?

I recently rewatched the documentary Obit. (2016) about the people at the New York Times who wrote the obituaries. I find it entertaining and inspirational at some levels. During an explanation about how the length of the article is decided, someone says that the inventor of the Slinky and Borbatchev wouldn’t get the same word…