Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Fun Facts To Know and Share

    Another useful Sumerian invention.

Why are there 60 minutes in an hour and 24 hours in a day?    Because of the Sumerians, the Babylonians and the Egyptians.  Here is a short and very interesting article about how it all started with the way Sumerians counted to 60 on their fingers.

Via ScienceRay