Skara Brae: Older than Stonehenge

Skara Brae is a stone-built Neolithic settlement in Scotland. As of today, there are 8 known house built into the ground.

The most important weatherman of all time

World War 2 is in full swing in June 1944. The Allied forces are desperate to invade Nazi-occupied France and 100’000s of troops are waiting for the go-ahead.

9/11 hero Rick Rescorla

Rick Rescorla (1939-2001) was the British-American director of security at Morgan Stanley on Sept 11, 2001, when the World Trade Center was attacked. He is credited as being one of the few people who predicted a large scale terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

The invention of the balloon

The rubber party balloon was first invented by the English scientist Michael Faraday. In his experiments with gases in 1824, Faraday affixed two pieces of rubber together and inflated it.