What is the Nobel Prize? The story behind the dynamite’s inventor’s last wish

What is the Nobel Prize? The story behind the dynamite’s inventor’s last wish

When I was writing about the invention of dynamite, I discovered that the same person behind the explosive substance was also behind the famous prize. At that time, I left a note to myself to write about the Nobel prize! So now, finally, I’m doing it. The Idea Behind the Nobel Prize Born in 1833,…

What Was The First Vaccine?

What Was The First Vaccine?

Since the COVID-19 epidemic, vaccines have become something that needs debating, apparently. For decades, most people just got their shots. In France, we even have a law that says that we have to get vaccinated at a young age for a variety of diseases that recently reemerged in the US because parents apparently decided not…

Who Invented the Unicorn?

Who Invented the Unicorn?

I recently learned that the national animal of Scotland is the unicorn. Apparently, it’s because the unicorn was believed to be the natural enemy of the lion, which explains the choice. For a second, I thought, “I didn’t know that the unicorn originated from Scotland.” I don’t know why I immediately went there, but a…