If you live in the United States you’ve probably seen it. Those who havent know about it (and think it’s bigger than it is). It is our green lady, our creme de le greme – our beautiful statue, “Liberty Enlightening the World”. And I want to take a moment to mention her.
The year is 1865, the American Civil war is still bustling, Abe Lincoln gets shot and Lewis Carol drops acid and writes “Alice in Wonderland” (We really need →
Who is the only U.S. President with a registered patent? Abraham Lincoln of course. In 1849, Lincoln received a patent for his invention of adjustable buoyant chambers for steamboats. As one who spent many years of his life living in Mississippi along its tributaries, Lincoln witnessed all the labor and time spent transferring loads from larger to smaller craft. This device enabled large ships to alter their draft in water, allowing them to navigate in shallow waters.