Category: famous

Eight Factoids About Britain’s Royal Baby

With most international media and the royal family celebrating the birth of the third in line to the British throne and the […]

07/24/2013. Category: famous. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

The wood man

Over the years you might have received an email with amazing pictures of wooden cars being driven in the canals of Venice, […]

03/13/2013. Category: famous. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Liar, Liar

During elections campaigns keen politicians dust off old promises for new presentations: same sins, different faces. Try as they might, however, politicians […]

05/30/2012. Category: famous. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Leonardo da Vinci the genius

Leonardo da Vinci, who was born in Vinci, near Florence in 1452, is known for his visionary ideas.  He made sketches of […]

06/23/2011. Category: famous. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

Al Capone myths

The “fact” that Al Capone evaded justice numerous times and was finally indicted for income tax evasion is partial myth. Capone was […]

05/19/2011. Category: famous. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

First female doctor

In the period known as the “Old Kingdom” in Ancient Egypt, from 2600-2100 BC, all professions were open to men and women, […]

04/20/2011. Category: famous. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

Social media is more popular than porn

At around 500 BC Greek philosopher Hiraclitus wrote that “the only constant is change.” Not much has changed since. Good prevails. Movies […]

01/25/2011. Category: famous. Tags: ~ 12 Comments

Surprising first careers of famous people

If you’re experiencing some vocational unrest and are worried you’re unqualified for anything other than what your university degree directly prepare you for, […]

10/19/2010. Category: famous. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

English kings did not speak English for 300 years

Edward the Confessor grew up in Normandy, France while his half-brother Hardicanute was ruling England. At Hardicanute’s death in 1042, Edward took […]

08/16/2010. Category: famous. Tags: , , ~ Comment on this post

Airline passenger facts and the Steven Slater effect

Major airlines are required by law to employ flight attendants for the safety and security of their passengers. Passenger safety is the […]

08/11/2010. Category: famous. Tags: , , ~ Comment on this post

« Previous facts |