Lorem Ipsum

I have always been curious of the meaning behind the latin sounding “lorem ipsum” text frequently used as “placeholder text” by graphical designers. Here’s what I found: The phrase originates from a speech, De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, made by Marcus Tullius Cicero in the year 45 BC. The latin …

The Baghdad battery

In the 1930’s during the excavation of a village near Baghdad, archeologists encountered a battery – a 2000 year old battery to be omore precise. You can read more about the Baghdad battery and other world mysteries at http://www.world-mysteries.com. Read a short outtake from the World Mysteries homepage below: In …