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4 Mind-Blowing Facts About Atmospheric Pressure

Dive into history and meet Evangelista Torricelli, an illustrious Italian physicist, and mathematician. In 1643, he ushered in a revolutionary era of scientific measurement with the invention of the barometer. This essential tool, which gauges atmospheric pressure, inspired Torricelli’s profound realization: “We are essentially dwelling deep under an air ocean.” Ever sensed a storm brewing… Read More »

The town of Winneconne, Wisconsin…

The town of Winneconne, Wisconsin, after being left off of of the official state road map, attempted to secede from Wisconsin. They wished to either declare independence and annex neighboring towns, or alternatively be integrated into another state, ‘preferably one with better weather’. The post The town of Winneconne, Wisconsin… appeared first on Crazy Facts.… Read More »