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Giant skulls and skeletons of a race of Goliaths have been found on a very regular basis throughout the Midwestern states for more than 100 years. Giants have been found in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky and New York, and their burial sites are similar to the well-known mounds of the Mound Builder people. The spectrum of Mound builder history spans a period of more than 5,000 years (from 3400 BCE to the 16th CE), a period greater than the history of Ancient Egypt and all of its dy

RIP, Nobel prize winner Rita Levi-Montalcini,103 12/12. She earned a degree in medicine. Her career was cut short when Mussolini barred those of Jewish descent from professional careers. She stayed Italy to continue her work. She built a research unit in her home and was a physician during the war. In 1986,she and Stanley Cohen were awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for isolating Nerve Growth Factor from tumor cells. Retired in 1977, but never stopped working as a scientist or educator.

Artificial toe discovered in 2000 in the tomb of Tabeketenmut in the necropolis of Thebes, near Luxor. The wood and leather device is hinged for comfort and believed to be the oldest functioning prosthesis ever found

Science fair experiments.. Because you never know when your kid will need an idea

if this doesn't piss you off, I don't know what will.

Femme de sciences - Marie Curie

Claudia Mitchell - first woman to have a bionic arm - a prosthetic limb that she controls with her mind.

The planets to scale

"I do not feel obliged to believe that the God who endowed us with sense, reason and intellect has intended for us to forgo their use." Galileo Galilei

Ramón y Cajal y his laboratory. Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1 May 1852 – 17 October 1934) was a Spanish pathologist, histologist, neuroscientist, and Nobel laureate. His pioneering investigations of the microscopic structure of the brain were original: he is considered by many to be the father of modern neuroscience. He was skilled at drawing, and hundreds of his illustrations of brain cells are still used for educational purposes today.

Louis Pasteur - He is best known for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of disease. He created the first vaccine for rabies. He was best known to the general public for inventing a method to stop milk and wine from causing sickness, a process came to be called Pasteurization. Date: Prior to 1895. Photographer: Felix Nadar.