A cliffhanger is a popular plot device, to build excitement about the next episode in a series. They first appear in a thousand-year old book of folk tales.
It is hard to imagine, but at some point in history, someone sat down and invented the metre. And its origin story, is surprisingly lively.
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Abstract art angers people. It is weird, it is about nothing, it doesn’t take any skill. Fittingly, the first abstract artist was an eccentric Russian
The Oscars are not always known for being cutting edge. But here are 14 times the Academy recognised something new, fresh or extraordinary. FIRSTS and
On September 28, 1969, a fiery meteorite blazed a trail from space, and crashed into regional Victoria. The debris contained an extraordinary surprise; the first
On December 26 each year, as most of Australia settles into a post Christmas lazing period, a hundred thousand cricket fans will descend on the
Everyday objects often have remarkable histories. Here are 10 common items, that were invented much earlier than you may have thought. FIRSTS and LASTS 10
We love hamburgers. America consumes 50 billion of them a year, and the rest of the developed world isn’t far behind. But who created, the