Every era has its mass media. The peep box in the 18th century marked the start of the development of modern visual media.
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How did the modern mini-scooter come to be in its present form? It all began in 1817 with a cumbersome wooden vehicle for bumpy Sunday journeys.
In 1594, the brilliant Swiss clockmaker Jost Bürgi built a celestial globe incorporating the new calendar for the German Kaiser.
In the 1960s, the youth of the day dreamt of having a portable record player or a boxed gramophone, as it was called. Music conquered the bedroom.
Maxon Motor from Sachseln equips NASA with electric motors. A success story from central Switzerland.