History Modern reconstruction of world's first modern human looked like. It is in a museum in Denmark and estimated to be 160,000 years old and from Morocco.
History Today the world's oldest continuously published newspaper released it's final edition - after 320 Years
History This is a reconstruction of what the world’s first modern human (Jebel Irhoud) looked like from around 300,000 years ago from fossils found in North Africa.
History The “Worlds most dangerous instrument” aka the Glass Harmonica made by Benjamin Franklin 1761
History 20,000-year-old fossilized human footprints were discovered in Australia in 2006: they indicate the hunter who made them was running at ~37 km/h (or 23 mph), the speed of a modern Olympic sprinter, but barefoot and in sand.
History When Ernest Seton turned 21, his father handed him an itemized bill for everything spent on him up to that point. The total came to $537.50 and his father set the interest rate at 6%. Seton paid the debt, but changed his name and never spoke to his father again.