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 Bartali Secrets

Cycling retro

Source: Italian Cycling Journal

More Gino Bartali Secrets Revealed
Gino Bartali’s participation in the resistance during World War II was only revealed after his death in May, 2000. On April 25, 2005, he was posthumously conferred the “Medaglia d’Oro al Merito Civile” by the President of the Italian Republic.


 Reinventing the Suitcase

Traveling the world

By: Joe Sharkey
The man who changed the way we travel
MANY thousands of years ago, there were two important inventions, the wheel and the sack. As a traveler, I can’t help wondering why it took so long to put rollers on that sack to create wheeled luggage.


 Computers: 12 Things You Didn’t Know About ENIAC

Computer history

By: George Jones, Published on MaximumPC portal

Feb. 14 was the 65th anniversary of the first real supercomputer. Is there any better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a dozen ENIAC factoids?


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