Isaac Newton predicted that civilization would end in 2060.
Francis Crick helped discover the structure of DNA and believed we came from aliens.
Scholars acknowledge Aristotle as the first scientist.
The founder of sportswear companies Puma and Adidas were brothers.
An Egyptian Pharaoh named King Pepi II commonly smothered his servants in honey to keep flies away from him.
Leonardo da Vinci was the first to explain why the sky is blue.
Bill Gates bought the Codex Leicester in 1995 for $30 million. This manuscript, the only one not held in Europe, includes da Vinci’s studies on hydraulics and the movement of water.
Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s son John invented Lincoln Logs.
Louis Pasteur was responsible for saving France’s silkworm industry that was practically decimated in the mid 19th century.