It was a military operation employing armed soldiers to reduce the number of emus that were destroying crops in Western Australia.
Every president with a beard in the US history has been a republican
Its name is a combination of the first letters of the names Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins. It was first brought back in 1969 from Tranquility Base on the Moon.
Philosopher Jeremy Bentham wanted his body to be preserved and exposed after his death. The head was supposed to be preserved too, but the mummification failed and it was replaced with a head made of wax
The aim of the top-secret project A119 was to detonate a nuclear bomb on the Moon. The flash of explosive light would have been faintly visible to people on Earth with their naked eye; an US show of force after the Soviet Union took an early lead in the Space Race
Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes then tried to market their product, which was two shower curtains sealed together, as greenhouse insulation before finally selling it as a packaging material. Their first client was IBM
In 1759, it signed a 9,000 year lease to use the St James Gate brewery
Ironically, William James Morrison was a dentist from Nashville, Tennessee
It was created as an advertisement for a local real estate development in 1923
Launched in 1962, its reactor generated 1.8 MW of electrical power and is said to have replaced the need for 5,700 l of oil per day. It was shut down for safety reasons in 1972
It was possible to get a prescription for medicinal alcohol from physicians. This was one of the rare legal exceptions to the 13-year ban initiated in 1920 in the U.S
Gunpei Yokoi was hired by Nintendo in 1965 to be a machine maintenance man and was noticed by the president of Nintendo because of the toy he had managed to make during his spare time