With the right state of mind, enough time on your hands, and a can-do attitude/darkened worldview, your casual Wikipedia browsing can quickly devolve into hours spent amongst the site's weird, bizarre, and morbidly fascinating black holes. Making it virtually impossible to uncover all of the site's many dark and dusty corners—but damned if we didn't try.
‘The Hansen Writing Ball was invented in 1865 by the Rasmus Malling-Hansen. The writing ball was first patented and entered production in and was the first commercially produced typewriter.’ - Wikipedia Nietzsche owned a writing ball
Hand patina'd brass globe too almost a month to get to the proper colors.
THESE pictures show the new portable talking picture exhibition equipment, a device observers expect to revolutionize educational methods, in that lectures of the world's greatest scientists, teachers and preachers can now be exhibited in talking movie form in any size school, church, hospital or home and can be set up in any small hall in less than 15 minutes.