The gene of curiosity leads to longevity

Curiosity is not the simple result of environmental stimulus. Just like the color of our eyes or of our hairs, curiosity is also geneticaly predetermined. The Gene DRD4-7R* predisposes us to the taste of discovery, curiosity. Although, it can be not so astonishing for many people as in our languages we have many expressions that…

Doc Holliday, the killer dentist of Far West who became a Sheriff

John Henry “Doc” Holliday (1851 – 1887) was an American dentist gambler, shooter, and famous for his friendship with Wyatt Earp. At the age of 20, Holliday earned a degree in dentistry from the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery. He started in Atlanta, Georgia but he was soon diagnosed with tuberculosis. He transmitted this diseaes to all his patient. By then, doctors weren’t aware of the fact…

The oldest love poem of the world

The “Love Song for Shu-Sin” a Sumerian king is the world’s oldest known love poetry (2000 BCE), it was written most probably by a bride chosen for the king. According to the Sumerian belief, it was a sacred duty for the king to marry every year a priestess instead of Inanna, the goddess of fertility and…

Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse

Walter Elias “Walt” Disney (1901 – 1966) was an American business magnate, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer. The great-grandfather of Walt Disney was a descendant of Robert d’Isigny, a French who came in England with William the Conqueror in 1066. From D’Isigny it became Disney in english. Disney passion for drawing came in 1906…

From Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel to Coco Chanel

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971) was the founder of the French Chanel brand.   Chanel, 37 years old Her mother died in 1895 when she was only 12. Channel’s father placed her and her 2 sisters in an orphanage where she developed her mythomania, indeed she invented a life concerning…

The Inventor of Bulb Light, Joseph Swan

Joseph Wilson Swan born in 1828 died in 1914 is the inventor of the incandescent light bulb. He demonstrated the light bulb in 1878 but received a patent only in 1880.   His house in England was the first to be lit by light bulb in the world. The first public building to be lit…