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World’s First Motorcycle (1885)

World’s First Motorcycle (1885) – Daimler’s riding car The First Motorcycle was designed and built by the German inventors Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach in Bad Cannstatt (Stuttgart) in 1885. It was essentially a motorised bicycle, although the inventors called their invention the Reitwagen (“riding car”). It was also the first petroleum-powered vehicle.

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Hans Holbein the Younger, Sir Thomas More, 1527, Tempera on wood, 74,2 x 59 cm, Frick Collection, New York

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Icarus, an Art Deco Sculpture of a Winged Male Nude Attributed to Schmidt Hofer

Icarus, an Art Deco Sculpture of a Winged Male Nude Attributed to Schmidt Hofer | From a unique collection of antique and modern sculptures at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/sculptures/

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Did u know.....WOMEN ARE AWESOME

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"Hedy Lamarr is said to have tipped the balance of WWII. Not only is she almost unbelievably beautiful, she was also exceedingly clever. She was the co-inventor of an early wireless form of communication; her invention allowed shortwave radio communications on the field. She gave the invention, for no compensation, to the US Government. the Germans did not yet have this capability."

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nvented in Germany in 1870's, the cream separator would become a fixture on…

1943 German NSU Kettenkrad HK 101 Tracked Motorcycle

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Johannes Gutenberg was the invenor of the printing press which revolutionized the world. People gained more knowledge trough books and everything spread quickly.

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It is hard to overstate the importance of Alan Turing, the British mathematician who died in 1954. He was a hero in science, for one. Turing invented the concepts that underlie modern computers and artificial intelligence. And he was a hero in war: He was a vital part of the British cryptographic team at Bletchley Park that cracked the German Enigma code during World War II.

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Rudolf Diesel, inventor of the diesel engine, 1883. Don't you just love the eponymous?

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