Kites were invented more than 3000 years ago, in ancient China, and used in battles to frighten the enemy.
Roman soldiers were given raw garlic to eat before every battle; it was believed to increase courage and ensure victory.
Driving on the left side of the road originates from the middle ages, when people held a sword in their right hand. To defend yourself against a possible enemy, the opposite traffic was on your right.
The first cell phone was unveiled in 1973 by Motorola. It is now referred to as "the brick phone" because if it's large size.
In 1979 two couples with their children escaped East Germany in a home made hot air balloon. The balloon climbed to 6000 feet and landed in West Germany. It was their second attempt, their first landed 200 yards short of the border.
The only museum dedicated to potato fries is the Friet museum in the city of Bruges, Belgium. Legend has it that Belgian fishermen used to eat small fried fish and in the winter and they cut potatoes in the shape of small fish to fry them.
The Bibhorr formula is a new mathematical formula to calculate the angles of a right angle triangle without using Sine and Cosine functions. Once the length of all sides are known, the numbers are simply plugged into the formula which results in the angle that is opposite to the middle sized side. The formula is: 90*(Longest Side + Medium Side - Shortest Side)^2 / (Medium Side)^2 + 1.5*(Longest Side)*(Longest Side + Medium Side - Shortest Side)