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  1. Bungee Jumping — 2019-08-31 01:05:32
    … == Tribal Beginnings == David Attenborough and a BBC film crew brought back footage of the "land divers" of Pentecost Island in Vanuatu, young men who jumped from tall wooden platforms with vines tied to their ankles as a test of their courage …
  2. Roundabout — 2018-10-12 14:09:43
    …d Spring Road. At the point at where they all converged, Parker and Unwin drew up a detailed plan of a circular traffic island, ‘Sollershott Circus’, in July 1908. == Traffic Circles == With a 'traffic circle' the vehicles approaching have…
  3. Sandwich — 2018-09-10 00:07:48
    …ad the meat put on slices of bread so he wouldn’t get his fingers greasy while he was playing cards. == A man is an Island == Montagu was Lord of the Admiralty and Captain Cook named the **Sandwich Islands** (now Hawaii) after him, as well a…
    …s **Montague Island** off the south east coast of Australia, the **South Sandwich Islands** in the Southern Atlantic Ocean and **Montague Island** in the Gulf of Alaska == Bit of History == {{Image url="Sarn…
  4. British Empire — 2017-07-05 14:26:24
    …nd Caicos" width="" }} {{Image url="FlagTuvula.jpg" class="left" title="Flag Tuvula" width="" }} {{Image url="FlagVirginIslands.gif" class="left" title="Flag Virgin Islands" width="" }} ::c:: == Canada Province Flags == {{Image url="FlagBritishC…
  5. Radio — 2017-07-05 10:54:29
    …communication over open sea." }} The experiment witnessed a message transversed over the Bristol Channel from Flat Holm Island to Lavernock Point in Penarth, a distance of **3.7 miles**. The message read "**Are you ready**". The English channel w…
  6. Charles Darwin — 2017-07-05 01:07:19
    … in 1836. The wide range of far off destinations opened Darwins mind to how this all fitted together. On the Galapagos Islands he noticed many variations of plants and animals that were similar to those he found in South America, suggesting that…
  7. Scouts — 2017-06-15 01:16:10
    …enage boys, '''**Scouting for Boys**''' was published in **1908** after a trial camp 1 to 8 August 1907 on **Brownsea Island**, Poole Harbour, [[Dorset]], where B-P. tried out his ideas on four patrols of boys from London and Bournemouth. Scout…
  8. Australia — 2017-05-23 20:11:59
    …landed at Poverty Bay two days later. He drew detailed and accurate maps of the whole coastline of both north and south islands. {{Image url="captain_cook_first_voyage.gif" class="left" title="captain cook first voyage" width="600" }} ::c:: =…
  9. Bob Hope — 2016-06-20 13:51:44
    …migrated == The Hope family emigrated to the United States in 1908 aboard the //SS Philadelphia //passing through Ellis Island on March 30, **1908**, then moving on to Cleveland, Ohio.…

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