(Wcsa.world) On this day in 1814, London surgeon and anatomist Joseph Constantine Carpue performed what is considered the West’s first modern plastic surgery operation on a British military officer in the Duke of York Hospital in Chelsea, England.
(Wcsa.world) Joseph Aspdin (December 1778 – 20 March 1855) was an English cement manufacturer who obtained the patent for Portland cement on 21 October 1824.
(Wcsa.world) Always know when it is time to water your plants with the PlantRay Smart Plant Watering Reminder.
WCSA - Daily Highlights – October 20, 2018 - This gadget lets you sleep on airplanes without snuggling a stranger
(Wcsa.world) Ever drift off on a long flight, only to realize once you fell asleep, your head lolled to one side until it was resting on the shoulder of the stranger next to you? An odd Kickstarter gadget is vying to help travelers sleep comfortably on airplanes without snuggling with a stranger. The Napup Fly+ is a mix between a personal travel pillow, a sleep mask, and a pair of headphones all rolled into one without that head loll. It’s pretty much a “hug for your face,” Napup CEO and founder Ben Cohen-Gazit says.
WCSA - On This Day - October 20, 2018 - The Sydney Opera House is opened by Elizabeth II after 14 years of construction in 1973
(Wcsa.world) The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the 20th century's most famous and distinctive buildings.
WCSA - Daily Highlights – October 19, 2018 - Image-recognition travel app books trips based on photos
(Wcsa.world) At some time, we've probably all seen a photo of some great-looking place and thought "If I knew where that was, I'd go there." Well, the new Look&Book iOS/Android app can reportedly figure out where such photos were taken (within Europe, at least), and it proceeds to plan your flights.
(Wcsa.world) Free-standing candles have a tendency to dribble melted wax all over the place, while candles contained within glass jars can be difficult to light once they've burned down. The Lumos offers an alternative, in that it's a jar candle which you light simply by pressing a button.
WCSA - On This Day - October 19, 2018 - Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, is isolated by researchers at Rutgers University in 1943
(Wcsa.world) A biochemistry grad student discovers streptomycin, a synthetic antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.
WCSA - Daily Highlights – October 18, 2018 - Xiaomi Launches Portable LeFan Hot and Cold Eye Massager For $46
(Wcsa.world) At Xiaomi crowdfunding, another product, the LeFan Hot and Cold Eye Massager, was launched, which will fit even in a small handbag and it shipped and provide after-sales, is expected to March 31, 2018, began shipping.
WCSA - Daily Highlights – October 18, 2018 - SilentVoice: Unnoticeable Voice Input by Ingressive Speech
(Worldkings.org) SilentVoice is a new voice input interface device that penetrates the speech-based natural user interface (NUI) in daily life.