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  1. Plastic — 2022-09-01 08:57:23
    …prize medal. He established The **Parkesine Company** at Hackney Wick in London. == Wildlife Conservation == Parkesine played an important roll in conservation. Parkes new plastic set into a hard horny material that he used to mimic ivory and …
    …s etc. Mouldings for: Computers, smartphones, printers, screens, keyboards, mouse, webcams, cameras, cars, iPods, MP3 players, vacuum cleaners, Stereos, TVs etc. == Too Durable == <<{{amazon type="book" items="1526301164" }}<< In the quest …
  2. Cinematography — 2022-05-17 05:23:08
    …. Louis Le Prince filmed moving motion picture sequences he called **Roundhay Garden**, **Leeds Bridge**, and his son playing the accordion, using his single-lens camera. All this several years before Auguste and Louis Lumière, and William…
  3. YMCA — 2022-05-17 05:19:39
    …y Ball || Dr. James Naismith devised the indoor game of Basketball with 13 rules. Interestingly rule 3 states: ^^3. A player cannot run with the ball. The player must throw it from the spot on which he catches it.^^ One rule forgotten? == …
  4. Marshall Amplification — 2021-08-29 20:23:50
    …into guitars. {{Image url="Marshall_logo.svg" class="right" title="Marshall logo" width="200" }} Among his many guitar playing customers were **Ritchie Blackmore, Big Jim Sullivan and Pete Townshend.** But they were all frustrated at the poor …
  5. iPod — 2021-08-20 11:09:47
    …d improve. ::c:: {{image url="Ipod.jpg" width="200" class="left" }} His sketches at the time showed a credit-card-sized player with a rectangular screen and a central menu button to scroll through a selection of music tracks – very similar to…
  6. MRI Scan — 2021-08-20 11:04:59
    …edical Research Council in 1976. /* https://aberdeenmedlib.wordpress.com/2016/03/21/worlds-first-mri-scanner-now-on-display/ http://www.economist.com/node/2246166 */ American doctor and scientist Raymond Damadian built a partial body MRI scan…
  7. Radar — 2021-08-20 10:58:32
    …essful and an immediate order for an additional 20 stations was sent out. By the start of World War II 19 were ready to play a key part in the Battle of Britain, and by the end of the war over 50 had been built. The Germans were aware of the co…
  8. Beatles — 2021-08-20 10:46:43
    …any impact on an American audience! (maybe that's because the US refused to release the singles or give British acts airplay). Attorneys for Capitol Records were actually employed to stop US DJs from playing Beatles songs. /* event_date="13 O…
  9. Agatha Christie — 2021-08-14 20:41:37
    …ducation and taught herself to read. She wrote more than 70 detective novels as well as a record breaking [[Mousetrap | play]]. Christie died on January 12, 1976. == Top Author == Agatha Christie is also the worlds **most translated** author a…
  10. Football — 2021-08-14 19:52:33
    …ery corner of geography and history. The Chinese , Japanese, Italian, Ancient Greek, Persian, Viking, and many more all played a ball game that resembled football i.e. primarily controlling a ball with your feet //not// your hands . The Chines…
    …ica a game called "Tlatchi" once flourished. == Set the Rules == In Britain too, there are records of Football being played for hundreds of years. But it was in England that the modern game of football really begin to take shape. In 1863 the…
  11. Antiseptic — 2021-08-12 20:38:14
    …on a patient. Surgeons at the time took pride in the accumulated blood stains on their unwashed operating gowns as a display of their experience. Lister was aware of the work by the French chemist, Louis Pasteur, showing the existence of micro…
  12. Sewing Machine — 2021-08-11 11:41:32
    …n Philadelphia right next to the Howe exhibit. Thus visitors to the celebration were confronted with a gigantic Howe display with the words "Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing machine 1846" emblazoned across the façade. Next to it, on a smalle…
  13. Electric Motor — 2021-08-09 22:25:17
    …ny's Military Seminary at Addiscombe, Surrey, and in the following year he exhibited his **first electromagnet**. He displayed its power by lifting nine pounds with a seven-ounce piece of iron wrapped with wire through which a current from a si…
  14. Pub — 2021-08-09 21:19:14
    …s VI** of Scotland when he ascended the English throne in 1603. He ordered that the heraldic red lion of Scotland be displayed on all buildings of importance including taverns. A way for Innkeepers to show their loyalty it is perhaps no surpri…
  15. Industrial Revolution — 2021-08-08 21:48:46
    …Abraham Darby II (1711 – 1763) == Was the second Abraham Darby in three generations of an English Quaker family that played a role in the Industrial Revolution. He followed in his father's footsteps at the Darby foundry in Coalbrookdale in t…
  16. Steam Engine — 2021-08-08 20:42:29
    …s first done in 1713 by a boy, '''Humphrey Potter''', charged with opening the valves; when he grew bored and wanted to play with the other children he set up ropes to automate the process.) '''Humphrey Gainsborough''' produced a model condens…
  17. Sandwich — 2021-08-08 20:40:14
    …he **sandwich**. He apparently had 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**…
  18. Powered Flight — 2021-04-05 22:36:49
    …m, and the world, of the first manned powered flight. Percy died days later on the 2nd October 1899 before he could display his powered triplane. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9nwSCKq_Do Video of Pilcher in flight]] [[http://www.pilcher-…
  19. Mousetrap — 2021-02-12 17:56:41
    …itle="Christie Mousetrap promotion print" width="200" }} == Best Present == Christie gave the rights for the play to her grandson Matthew Prichard as a 9th birthday present, he wanted a pushbike, but he is probably grateful now. The …
    …contract terms of the play stipulate that //no film adaptation can be produced until the West End production has been closed for at least six mont…
    …anslated** author and the second best fiction author after William [[Shakespeare]]. {{Tag ids="Longest running author play "}} …
  20. Golf — 2020-11-30 16:29:33
    …ategorySport]]:[[1500s]] {{Image url="Golf-Course.jpg" class="right" title="Golf Course " width="400" }} Golf was first played officially throughout [[Scotland]] from 1502, when the ban was lifted. === Edinburgh Scotland 1502 === Most of the e…
    …arly references to golf in Scottish official records are either to ban it or to condemn those playing it. The first documented mention is in Edinburgh on 6th March 1457, when King James II banned ‘ye golf’, in an a…
    …n its early days in [[Scotland]] may well have had two distinct forms. One was a ‘short’ game similar to ‘kolf’ played in the Netherlands. From this developed ‘links golf’, played with a variety of clubs to holes, marked by flags, t…
  21. Sport — 2020-11-30 00:32:47
    …oy called **William Webb Ellis** elected to run with the ball rather than retiring to kick it as was the normal mode of play in **Rugby School** football matches. Other clubs followed this lead and did not join the FA but instead in 1871 forme…
    …d the Rugby Football Union. == Golf 1502 == Golf was first played officially throughout [[Scotland]] from 1502, when the ban was lifted. {{Image url="Golf_Ball.jpg" class="right" widt…
    …h="100"}} Most of the early references to golf in Scottish official records are either to ban it or to condemn those playing it. The first documented mention is in Edinburgh on 6th March 1457, when King James II banned ‘ye golf’, in an a…
    …lf in its early days in Scotland may well have had two distinct forms. One was a ‘short’ game similar to ‘kolf’ played in the Netherlands. From this developed ‘links golf’, played with a variety of clubs to holes, marked by flags, t…
  22. Cricket — 2020-08-26 21:18:47
    …87 == ~-[[CategorySport]]:[[1700s]] {{Image url="Cricketgame.jpg" class="right" title="A typical game of Cricket being played" width="450" }} {{toc}} == Origins == The origins of cricket are very vague, and many theories have been put forward …
    …t dates back to the 1400s, but it is without doubt, very English. == Beginnings == The first evidence of cricket being played was recorded in the year **1550**, by the pupils of Royal Grammar School, Guildford. The first //recorded// cricket m…
  23. Shakespeare — 2020-08-21 08:52:48
    …ure]]:[[1500s]] {{toc}} Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in [[Warwickshire]], [[England]]. An English poet, playwright, and actor, regarded as the greatest writer and dramatist in the English language. His father, John Shakespeare, …
    … Arden, was the daughter of a well-to-do landowner from Wilmcote. Known as the “Bard of Avon” he wrote at least 37 plays and sonnets, and established the legendary Globe theater ::c:: === The Works === ""<center>"" |=| **Tragedies** |=| …
    …ogether, adding prefixes and suffixes, and devising new words and coining many now-common expressions. {{Tag ids="Poet Playwright Actor "}}…
  24. TV Black and White Kiss — 2020-08-17 09:07:45
    …nnan"" and Lloyd Reckord. {{toc}} British Film Institute found a {{Datediff from="1962"}} year old footage of a one-off play from Granada TV. It is a drama that looks at race, class and insecurity in Britain, and contains the first interracial …
  25. LCD — 2020-08-15 08:31:22
    … discovery by US researchers that a thin layer of impure liquid crystal could be used to make a crude optoelectronic display but the DSM design worked poorly and proved to be too power hungry. /* RCA pioneered LCD but the displays were not us…
    …e. cyanobiphenyl is the key in modern LCD */ Concurrently, in 1971, researchers in Switzerland had discovered a new display mechanism, the Twisted Nematic effect. This was a pure field-effect and did not require the presence of impurities, and…
  26. Thriller — 2017-05-19 15:12:25
    …nd 'Off the Wall'. ::c:: == Career == >>{{amazon type="book" items="075098256X" }}>> Rod's career started as keyboard player with **Heatwave** also writing their hits including 'Boogie Nights', 'The Groove Line' and 'Always & Forever'. His s…
  27. Olivia Newton John — 2016-09-26 14:14:34
    …**Long Live Love**". Newton-John's career hit new heights when she starred in the film musical **Grease** in 1978. She played the lead role of Sandy. {{Image url="GreaseNewton-John.jpg" class="left" title="Grease Newton John" width="" }}…
  28. Billiards — 2016-06-23 11:09:55
    …g" class="right" title="Traditional Billiard Table" width="400" }} The game of table **Billiards**, a cue sport for two players on a green baize cloth covered table with pockets, has various forms from the 15th century in Europe. But what is …

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