5. In 2011, a woman named Aimee Davison purchased a ‘non visible’ piece of art for $10,000.
She was promised an entire wing of the museum named in her honour & a title card with a description of the piece. The artwork in question was “Fresh Air”. Read more about it here : Huffington Post Image Source :Dailymail
4. Not Killing Hitler
The British hero who did not shoot Hitler
In 1914, British soldier Henry Tandey, who went on to become the most decorated private in the First World War, came across an injured and unarmed Lance Corporal Adolf Hitler in a ditch, but reportedly decided not to shoot him in cold blood (although there is some disputes over the accuracy of this story) Read full story here: BBC
3. Google Co-Founders Tried To Sell Company For $1 Million in 1999
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin approached Excite CEO George Bell in 1999, to sell their search engine at $1 million. After rejecting the initial offering, the pair went down to $750,000, but Bell still rejected it. Today, Google is valued at around $498 billion. Read full story here: BusinessInsider , CNN , Fortune
2. Titanic’s Lookout Had No Binoculars.
Many of the reasons behind the tragedy of the Titanic are already well-known: few life rafts were available, class separation increased the number of casualties, and the ship’s boisterous claim of “unsinkability” most likely led to general ill-preparedness. A lesser-known oversight, however, is that the ship’s lookout had no binoculars. yes he doesn’t have binoculars because he couldn’t find a key to access that box. Read full story: Source
1. First Human-Made Object That Passed Boundaries Of Our Solar System
Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 Has Been Traveling for 42 Years and covered 13 Billion Miles.
1. The twin space craft’s mission extended three times. Now the forty-year-old space crafts are continuing its historical journeyin the boundary of heliosphere in interstellar space.
2. Voyager 1 and 2 space crafts are the most distant human-made object. It passed the boundary of our solar system and exploring the outer space.
3. The Voyager 1 and 2 spacecrafts are tracked using Hubble space telescope.The signals from the Voyager 1 and 2 space crafts are getting weak day by day. The signals take 13 hours to travel one side at a speed of light. and it travels at the speed of 38,000 mph. Read full details here: NASA Track Voyager here : NASA