The “Special” tone available to users of Nokia phones when receiving SMS (text messages) is actually Morse code for ‘SMS’. Similarly, the “Ascending” SMS tone is Morse code for “Connecting People”. The “Standard” SMS tone is Morse code for “M” (Message).
It may have been April Fools’ Day, but Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne were not joking around when they came together on April 1, 1976, to form Apple Computer Inc to sell the Apple I personal computer kit. The kits were hand-built by Wozniak and first shown to
Derived from the Latin word Umbra, which means shade. The first umbrellas were for protection from the sun and were possibly inspired from the canopy of a tree, which would offer a cool shade from the heat of the day. The origins of the umbrella are most probably China in
Gold is malleable, so it can be flattened into extremely thin sheets. One ounce of gold may be hammered thin enough to cover more than 9 square meters (96.9 square feet) of a surface. The gold leaf may be only 0.18 microns (seven millionths of an inch) thick; a stack
Egypt used boats with sails made of cotton as early as 3,000 BC, and in 1200 B.C. the Phoenicians and Greeks were the most seafaring people along the Mediterranean. They used large ships for cargo, and by 500 BC they had two masts with sails on their vessels. These ships
When you microwave a grape which are cut in two equal halves and leaving the two halves attached by a small flap of skin, a bright light and loud buzzing sound was observed at the junction between the grape halves, where they were connected by the flap of skin. Grapes
The safest car color was determined to be white. According to studies, white is considered the most visible color under almost all conditions except snow. Interestingly though, the color considered the most visible was lime yellow. Nevertheless, because of its lack of availability, and because most people have an aversion