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,…

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…

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…