(WorldKings) How hot are Earth's scorching insides? A sweltering 2,570 degrees Fahrenheit, a new study finds.
Why Warren Buffett considers the deal he made with an 89-year-old woman one of the best of his career
(Worldkings)Every year, undergraduate students from 40 universities compete for a trip to Omaha to spend a day with Warren Buffett. The annual tradition always begins at Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM), which Buffett acquired from the late Rose “Mrs. B” Blumkin in 1983 for his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway.
(Worldkings)The periodic table is a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements, ordered by their atomic number (number of protons), electron configurations, and recurring chemical properties.
(Worldkings) Collected Cases of Injustice Rectified or the Washing Away of Wrongs is a Chinese book written by Song Ci in 1235 during the Song Dynasty (960-1276) as a handbook for coroners.
(Worldkings)Children's and Household Tales (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen) is a collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm. The collection is commonly known in English as Grimm's Fairy Tales.
(Worldkings)The Natural History (Latin: Naturalis Historia) is an early encyclopedia in Latin by Pliny the Elder, who died in 79 AD.
The Manual of Calligraphy and Painting (Shi Zhu Zhai Shu Hua Pu)- World’s Oldest Multicolored Printed Book.
(Worldkings)“This is the earliest and finest example of multi-colour printing anywhere in the world,” Charles Aylmer, head of the Chinese department at Cambridge University Library, said in a press release.
(Worldkings)What goes on in the mind of genius? The answer for this question can be partially found through Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester: a 500 year-old notebook containing his 72 pages of cross-disciplinary ruminations.
(Worldkings)The Yinqueshan Han Slips (Chinese: 銀雀山漢簡; pinyin: Yínquèshān Hànjiǎn) are ancient Chinese writing tablets from the Western Han Dynasty, made of bamboo strips and discovered in 1972.
(Worldkings)Codex Gigas, which is in possession of the Swedish National Library in Stockholm, is the biggest manuscript in the world. It measures approximately 90×50 centimeters and weights about 75 kilos! This wonderful thick book is also known under names Gigas Librorum, Liber Pergandis or the Devil’s Bible