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March 22, 1733

On March 22, 1733, mankind took the first step toward creating the perfect beverage. On this date, British scientist Joseph Priestley invented carbonated water. Unfortunately, it would take 153 years before man was ready to take the next step and … Continue reading

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February 29, 1908

On February 29, 1908, Dutch scientists produced solid helium for the first time. The party balloons proposed using solid helium for the discovery party were found to be an utter failure. They were found to float like the proverbial lead … Continue reading

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February 11, 2016

On February 11, 2016, scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories in Livingston, LA and Hanford, WA announced that they had detected the elusive gravitational waves on September 14, 2015. Flat Earthers immediately started to protest, as they don’t believe … Continue reading

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February 2, 1962

On February 2, 1962, Neptune and Pluto aligned for the first time in 400 years. It would be the only time when Pluto was in the big leagues and considered a planet. I bet when Pluto looks back at this … Continue reading

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December 3, 1736

On December 3, 1736, Anders Celsius, the Swedish astronomer, physicist, mathematician and inventor of the Celsius thermometer, took measurements that confirmed Newton’s theory that the Earth was an ellipsoid instead of the previously accepted sphere and the previously, previously never … Continue reading

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November 28, 1967

On November 28, 1967, British Cambridge University postgraduate Jocelyn Bell Burnell and her supervisor Antony Hewish detected the first radio pulsars. Proving once again that a woman’s hearing is significantly better than most men’s. In fact, it was said that … Continue reading

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November 19, 2017

On November 19, 2017, a 400 meters long and reddish object, that unfortunately was shaped liked a massive coprolite was detected by scientists. Because of its speed, it was determined that this object, subsequently named Oumuamua, did not originate in … Continue reading

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October 29, 1991

On October 29, 1991, the asteroid 951 Gaspra was surprised while taking a shower by the American spacecraft Galileo. The spacecraft asked Gaspra if it has taken the Lord Jesus Christ as its personal savior. It then tried to leave … Continue reading

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September 20, 1995

On September 20, 1995, the US House of Representatives voted to do away with the national speed limit and allow the States to set their own. States like Wyoming, Montana and California were ecstatic, since on many of their highways … Continue reading

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August 12, 1865

On August 12, 1865, British surgeon, Dr. Joseph Lister used a disinfectant for the first time during surgery. Not only did he use carbolic acid to sterilize the patient’s wound, but he also used it to sterilize his surgical equipment, … Continue reading

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