Jesus: The Final Adam
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In the Old Testament Book of Genesis, God created Adam and his companion Eve, allowing them to live in the Garden of Eden with only one rule: never eat the fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge of...
Abraham Lincoln's Invention
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On May 22, 1849, the future U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was issued a patent for an invention designed to lift boats over shoals and other obstructions in a river. To this day, Lincoln's...
Will This Machine Replace Anesthesiologists?
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Approved by the FDA in 2013, the Sedasys machine could someday change the way people undergo anesthesia for surgeries. Some anesthesiologists have tried to prevent the machine from being put into...
First Council of Nicaea
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On May 20, 325, the First Council of Nicaea was formally opened, starting the first ecumenical council of the Christian Church. The Council of Nicaea eventually settled the question on the divine...
If You Only Knew the Magnificence of 3, 6, and 9...
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Nikola Tesla once said, “if you only knew the magnificence of the 3, 6 and 9, then you'd have the key to the universe." But what did he mean by that? What is so special about the number 9? Do you...
Eruption of Mount St. Helens
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On May 18, 1980, 57 people were killed, hundreds of square miles of forests were destroyed, and $3 billion in damage was caused when the Mount St. Helens volcano erupted in Washington state.
Discovery of the Antikythera Mechanism
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On May 17, 1902, the Antikythera mechanism, an ancient mechanical analog computer, was discovered by Greek archaeologist Valerios Stais. The artifact was recovered from the Antikythera shipwreck...
Tesla's Alternating Currents
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On May 16, 1888, Nikola Tesla gave a lecture describing the equipment necessary to allow for the efficient generation and use of alternating current. Alternating current, in contrast to Direct...