- René Favaloro - (local copy) - (pdf version)
Argentine cardiac surgeon and educator best known for his pioneering work on coronary artery bypass surgery using the great saphenous vein.
- Katherine Johnson
American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights.
- THE PRACTICE OF SATI (WIDOW BURNING)
Sati (also called suttee) is the practice among some Hindu communities by which a recently widowed woman either voluntarily or by use of force or coercion commits suicide as a result of her husband's death.
- Anatomy of a Firework
When most of us think "fireworks," we think of brilliant bursts of light and color we've seen paint a night sky. But such bursts are merely the spectacular end of fireworks that likely took centuries of experience, weeks of planning, and hours of painstaking labor to fashion and fire.
- Timeline of the human condition
Milestones in evolution and history
- Hobbes' Internet Timeline
the definitive ARPAnet & Internet history
Sebastian Skibiński (KuchiKuu)
Last update: 2024-02-27