After decades of stuffing themselves into seemingly barbaric undergarments, mostly of a corset-like nature, women aroun
A relatively recent but immensely popular addition to summertime leisure activities in the United States is the persona
Robert Koffler Jarvik, inventor of the first permanently-implantable artificial heart, was born in Michigan on May 11,
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Like many inventors, Charles Johnson started inventing around the time he started grade school. However, with his high
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