A fresh announcement just made to the Academy of Sciences in Paris by Monsieur Curie, co-discoverer with his wife of the most extraordinary of all chemical elements, radium, brings the wonderful properties of that substance once more to public attention. Radium, whose existence as an independent element was finally demonstrated last year, presents about the greatest puzzle with which science has to deal.
The Franco-British Exposition went from May to October 1908, and was the first of five major international exhibitions to be held in West London at the White City complex, which later gave its name to the area.
So here we have two photos of the Lincoln Memorial, the one with grass and landscape is dated 1917, and the one as a barren gutted scape is dated 1920.
The seventh son or seventh daughter is the belief in Irish folklore that special powers are given to the seventh born from an unbroken family line of the same gender. […]
The Phare du Monde tower, proposed for the 1937 Paris Exhibition. The structure was designed for the World’s Fair in Paris, but it was never constructed. The above illustration is […]
The Dymaxion House was a futuristic dwelling invented by the architect and practical philosopher R. Buckminister Fuller. In 1920, Fuller wished to build a sustainable autonomous single family dwelling, the […]