Category Archives: Quotes

Quirky Fact 18
Botox effect

Canadian eye doctor Jean Carruthers discovered the smoothing effects of BOTOX, but she never earned from its amazing growth

Quirky Fact 5
Killer diabetes tamed

Frederick Banting, with insulin, transformed diabetes in 1922 from a sure killer to a treatable disease

Quirky Fact 4
The Cresta Run: a sport for invalids?

Johannes Badrutt created the Cresta Run to cure British invalids ‘with a little light tobogganing’

Quirky Fact 3
Hitler’s V-1 found

Constance Babington Smith, ace British aerial photo-analyst, in 1944 first spotted the VI ‘doodlebug’ at Peenemunde and warned of its danger.