Author: fuchsbau

Some calories more harmful than others

While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that sugar-sweetened beverages play a unique role in chronic health problems. The...

The Vietnam War in 13 minutes

The Vietnam War is the commonly used name for the Second Indochina War, 1954–1975. Usually it refers to the period when the United States and other members of the SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization)...

Puzzle cabinet

A mechanical/puzzle cabinet designed for a puzzle collector with several mechanically automated moving compartments opened by solving the appropriate puzzles. Decorated with Wisteria flower marquetry and inlayed stone butterflies. Inspired in part by the...

14 years ago: the Killdozer

After his zoning petition was dismissed, Marvin Heemeyer decided to modify his bulldozer and get revenge on the town that wronged him. When Marvin Heemeyer, of Gramby, Colorado, reached a dead end in his...

The story of the Nazi’s indestructible towers of death

Flak towers were eight complexes of large, above-ground, anti-aircraft gun blockhouse towers constructed by Nazi Germany in the cities of Berlin, Hamburg, and Vienna from 1940 onwards. Other cities that used flak towers included...

The most beautiful suicide

Evelyn McHale (1923 – 1947) was an American bookkeeper who took her own life by jumping from the 86th floor Observation Deck of the Empire State Building on May 1, 1947. A photograph taken...

Enjoy 10 hours of relaxing coral reefs shots

Corals are related to sea anemones, and they all share the same simple structure, the polyp. The polyp is like a tin can open at just one end: the open end has a mouth...

Why cockroach milk is the ultimate ‘superfood’

Forget oat, soy or almond milk… one day, you may be able to enjoy a cockroach milk latte. Social media lit up on last month when Marie Claire  reshared an article first published in August...

How Pringles are made

Pringles were invented and first sold in 1968 in October in USA, but they were not sold across America till mid – 1970s. According to the patent, the inventor of Pringles brand potato chips...