October 1st, 2019

Architect's Dream

tidbits cross time

A fully automated water mill, using vertical and horizontal belts, managed to omit all human activity except loading in the grain and the final lid on the barrel. It is considered the first full-automated system.

Sweden, after its attempt to convert to the Gregorian calendar went awry, decided to go back to the Julian. As a consequence in 1712, they had a February 30.

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