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5 Things You Didn't Know About Jacques Cousteau

"Jacques Cousteau not only invented the aqualung, but also pioneered underwater filming and to a large extent, underwater archaeology itself. What a great legacy!" The song *Calypso* by John Denver was penned about Cousteau's boat. ~j

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Aglaonike (2nd century BCE)-astronomer from Ancient Greece during the fifth century. On the list of first astronomers who was a woman. She was notorious for being able to predict the accurate time & locations of lunar eclipses. However, because she was a woman her contributions were not believed to be a scientific ability. People began to believe she was a witch & gave her the name of the witch of Thessaly. Aglaonike has been mentioned in writings of Pluto, Plutarch, & Apollonius of…

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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....

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

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The House of wisdom Baghdad. At the House of Wisdom, scholars of many nationalities and religions translated into Arabic, Greek, Persian and Indian works on mathematics, logic, astronomy, philosophy and the exact sciences, and wrote commentaries on those texts as well as original works of their own.

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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'....

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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.

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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.

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Mariano Fortuny, "Delphos" Evening Dress of Pleated Satin with Venetian Glass Beads. Italy, c. 1920.

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