Tag: History

13 Fun History Facts

Alcohol is older than the Great Pyramid at Giza, the Roman Colosseum, Machu Picchu, the Taj Mahal, and the Great Wall of China combined! Before the 1850s, there were no “left” and “right” shoes; they were identical. Ancient Romans used crushed mouse brains as toothpaste. In 1895 there were only 2 cars in the entire state of Ohio yet they… Read more →

Some Tech History

1. When was the first website created? The first website built was at CERN within the border of France, and was first put online on 6 August 1991: Info.cern.ch was the address of the world’s first-ever web site and web server, running on a NeXT computer at CERN. 2. Who wrote the first computer program? Augusta Ada King, Countess of… Read more →