Nothing could be simpler and more familiar than design of a bike. It seems that the bike has always existed. But in fact it is a relatively new invention, and it came to light even after a steam locomotive. The first move land steam carts were introduced in 1797 by Richard Trevithick, and the prototype of the bike was patented by German professor Baron Karl von Dreze in 1818.
Aviation Pioneers were insanely brave people. Rises into the air on the plywood shelves, which could crumble at any moment - it did require courage. The first ever flight of the aircraft took place on December 17, 1903. "Flyer" of brothers Wright lasted 59 seconds in the air and flew 260 meters. Only 42 years passed - and the man learned not only to keep himself in the air, but also to make a small nuclear apocalypse above Hiroshima (6 August, 1945).
Computers, floppy disks, monitors - this is our time. To chop off people's heads is a dark age, is not it? Nevertheless, both these phenomena coexisted peacefully. IBM has licensed the operating system MS-DOS and released it in August 1981 under the name of PC DOS 1.0. And the use of the guillotine in France was abolished only in connection with a complete ban on the death penalty in 1981.
"Wikipedia" evasive reports that the oldest tree in the world is a spruce that grows in the mountains in the west of Sweden, probably from the glacial period. Its age is about 9,550 years. As for the mammoths, we do know that they disappeared thousands of years ago during the last ice age. But in 1993, the journal Nature published the information about the discovery of the remains of mammoths, whose age has been determined in the range of 3500 to 7000 years. It turns out that these mammoths might well rub his shaggy sides of the tree which is still alive.
Coca-Cola was invented in the United States May 8, 1886 by pharmacist John Pemberton as a means for the treatment of addiction to morphine. The drink is also touted as a miracle cure for depression, neurasthenia, diseases of the stomach, intestines and kidneys. As for Italy, in its modern form it only appeared in 1861, when all of the many and very independent Italian states united into a single country called the Kingdom of Italy.
Today, Switzerland is perceived as a model of democracy, where any more or less important decisions are made by a referendum. However, for a long time women in Switzerland didn’t not have the right to vote and, of course, could not be elected to the authorities. Everything was changed in 1971. At the same time men landed on the Moon for the fourth time, in which the crew was on its surface almost three days. On the moon, the astronauts used the Lunar Roving Vehicle for the first time, traveling on it a total of 27.9 km.
All fans of computer games know the name of the Japanese company Nintendo. It had a huge impact on the industry as a developer of gaming consoles and video games. We all remember and love moustached plumber Mario, Pokémon fun and wonderful consoles from this manufacturer. But not all the fans of this company know that the company appeared in 1889. Nintendo started its activity with the production of special, hand-painted, playing cards. In the same year the famous Eiffel Tower was presented to the public, and later it became the symbol of Paris.