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The Braille system was devised by the Frenchman in 1821 after he tried a system of "Night writing" developed by Charles Barbier. He simplified the version and revolutionized written communication for the visually impaired.
7 Life-Changing Inventions by Blind Inventors: Louise Braille invented the popular reading system for the blind known as the Braille System.
What We're Really Talking About When We Talk About Hillary Clinton Without Makeup
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Branko Miljković (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранко Миљковић), was an iconic Serbian poet. Branko was born in in the Serbian city of Nis. His poetical talents were mirrored in numerous prizes won in various local and school competitions in the late and early
10 Amazing Women Who Turned the Tide of History
Clara Louise Maass - gave her life for Science
Marion Donovan-invented the waterproof diaper cover
Non-Fiction Monday Lily Renée, Escape Artist
Lily Renée (born was one of the first women working in The Golden Age of Comics.
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup was created in 1928 by H. Reese, a former dairy farmer & shipping foreman for Milton S. My favorite candy
During the First World War, Almina, the Countess of Carnarvon, transformed the Castle into a hospital, and patients began to arrive from Flanders in September 1914
Harriet Tubman (born Araminta March 1822 – March was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War.
Clement Vallandigham from Ohio was representing a defendant for killing a man in a brawl and wished to prove the victim had killed himself while trying to draw his pistol from a pocket. Conferring with fellow attorneys in his hotel room, he decided to show them how he would demonstrate this. Grabbing a pistol he believed to be unloaded, put it in his pocket, enacted the events, shooting himself in the process. He proved his point, since the defendant was acquitted and released from custody.
theweekmagazine: “ In an girl wrote to Abe Lincoln, suggesting he grow a beard. He not only responded, he obliged. “Hon A B Lincoln… Dear Sir My father has just home from the fair.