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The Scots gave us beautiful tartan and yummy shortbread...poetry, bagpipe music...kilts & cozy wool sweaters...just to name a couple of wonderful things that I love....


Pleated silk Delphos dress, possibly c. 1918, by Mariano Fortuny. From the collections of the Charleston Museum

from Mental Floss

5 Things You Didn't Know About Jacques Cousteau

Jacques Cousteau invented the aqualung and pioneered underwater filming and to a large extent, underwater archaeology itself.


You won't hear of this brother not even in your university.. or perhaps, maybe... our people are not known, because the truth hurts that it was us who built the modern world.. gave the world languages, sciences, medicine, astronomy.. AIN'T NO GREEK FAN BOY, INVENT ANYTHING.. Go check all of them so-called Greek scientist and inventors BIO'S, they made clear what they learned was from their teachers, ''THE AFRAKANS'....

Ancient Greece - The ancient Greeks were the inventors of pottery.


Greek inventors like Archimedes created our civilization

Archimedes of Syracuse (Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης; c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC) was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. He is generally considered to be the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest of all time.


The water clock was invented in Ancient Egypt. It was used to tell time and to measure speeches in the courtroom. The inventor of the water clock was Ctesibius. He was a Greek inventor that lived in Alexandria, Egypt. Ctesibius just did not invent, it he also improved it by adding a float with a rack that turned a toothed wheel. He made the water clock make sounds like a whistling bird, bells, puppets, and other gadgets. Ctesibius lived and invented the water clock in the third century.


Hypatia AD (350–370–March 415) was a Greek Neoplatonist philosopher in Roman Egypt who was the first historically noted woman in mathematics. She was of the intellectual school of the 3rd century thinker Plotinus which encouraged logic and mathematical study in place of empirical enquiry. Around AD 400, she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria. Hypatia was murdered by a Christian mob after being accused of witchcraft and godlessness and of causing religious turmoil.