Top spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.194) Lake Khiluk: The most magical place in Canada
(WorldKings.org) Lake Khiluk is one of the remarkable wonders of the world and calls “the most magical place in Canada”. It initially looks like other lakes, but in the summer months when most of the water evaporates, hundreds of colorful abundant salty pools appear.
[Worldkings] Top 100 pioneers in all fields (P. 75) Adam Osborne (UK): The inventor of the world's first portable computer
(Worldkings.org) Developed by Adam Osborne in April 1981, the Osborne I was the world's first truly portable computer.
[Worldkings] Top 100 pioneers in all fields (P. 71) Ignacy Lukasiewicz (Poland): The founder of the world's first oil refinery
(Worldkings.org) In 1856, Ignacy Łukasiewicz founded an oil refinery and began extracting it from Bóbrka near Krosno, from the oldest industrial crude oil field today.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day – May 27, 2023 – The 128th Anniversary of British Inventor Birt Acres' Patent for film camera (1895)
(Worldkings.org) Birt Acres patented the first 35 mm film camera, the Kinetic, on May 27, 1895.
[Worldkings] Top 100 pioneers in all fields (P. 64) Thomas Sutton (UK): The photographer who successfully took the world's first permanent color photograph
(Worldkings.org) Thomas Sutton is one of the most important people in the history of world photography. He took the world's first permanent color photograph in 1861.
[Worldkings] Top 50 creative minds in the world (P. 11) Hedi Slimane (UK): A genius with bold designs that captivate the fashion world
(Worldkings.org) His unique approach to design and creative vision has left a lasting impression on the world of fashion, shaping the industry in innumerable ways.
[Worldkings] Top 100 pioneers in all fields (P. 58) William Robert Grove (UK): The first man to invent the fuel cell
(Worldkings.org) Welsh polymath William Robert Grove, inventor of the first incandescent electric light and pioneer of early photographic processes, is best known today for his eponymous fuel cell.
[Worldkings] Top 50 creative minds in the world (P. 09) Jony Ive (UK): Legendary designer behind iconic Apple products
(Worldkings.org) Jony Ive helped create one of the most powerful and recognizable brands in the world, Apple. Jonathan lived most of his life in London, then moved to the United States to work for Apple in 1992.
[Worldkings] Top 50 creative minds in the world (P. 05) Thomas Heatherwick (UK): The UK's creative icon with unique architectural designs
(Worldkings.org) Thomas Heatherwick brings together design, architecture and urban planning to create soulful and interesting places that spark emotion and celebrate complexity.
[Worldkings] Top 50 creative minds in the world (P. 02) Christopher Nolan (UK): The genius director creating blockbuster masterpieces that “hack the viewers’ brain”
(Worldkings.org) Christopher Edward Nolan CBE is a British-American filmmaker. Known for his Hollywood blockbusters with complex storytelling, Nolan is considered a leading filmmaker of the 21st century.