Who invented Comic Books?

Who invented Comic Books?

Being from France, comic books have always present in my life—it’s called “bande dessinée” here (it means drawn strips). It’s part of our culture. American comic books were and still are (but less) however not really well represented. It didn’t stop me from becoming an avid reader and collector (I also wrote for a comic…

Who Invented Concrete?

Who Invented Concrete?

As I was watching some YouTube videos about the architect Frank Lloyd Wright, his experiments with concrete were explored, and I asked myself the question: Who Invented Concrete? Obviously. After writing a few articles for this blog, I noticed that the answer is not just one person. It’s not that easy. So, I invite you…

Who invented teleportation?

Who invented teleportation?

Did you know the phrase “Beam me up, Scotty” was never said in a Star Trek Episode? The first time it was used was in the audio adaptation of the novel, “Star Trek: The Ashes of Eden” by William “Captain Kirk” Shatner. Nevertheless, when you say it, everybody knows you’re talking about being teleported. Teleportation…

Who invented electricity? or, more precisely, who discovered electricity?

Who invented electricity? or, more precisely, who discovered electricity?

It seems that more people ask “who invented electricity?” than “who discovered electricity?” There’s a difference between inventing and discovering, but there’s also a difference between discovering the existence of electricity and the invention of technic to produce it. What is electricity? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines electricity this way: Who discovered electricity? The best way…