Why are There 60 Minutes in an Hour?

In the modern world, our lives are controlled by the clock to higher levels of precision than ever before. But how many of us stop to think why we divide time into such peculiar units? Why are there 60 minutes in an hour and 24 hours in a day?

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Biography of Paul Revere

Paul Revere (1735-1818) was a silversmith and engraver who became an American folk hero after his midnight ride to warn patriots of impending British troop movements.

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Biography of Sir Christopher Wren

Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723) is best known as the architect of St Paul’s Cathedral in London. There is, however, more to Wren than one famous building.

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Welcome

Hello and welcome to my little corner of the world wide web. I’m Gary Wallace, a writer based in the United Kingdom. My interests are many and varied, and this is reflected in my choice of writing subjects, but I have a passion for history so you will see a bias towards historical biographies and

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