A list of curious facts
One: The image above is the first ever photograph that clearly showed a human. You’ll have to squint to find him getting his shoes polished in the bottom left. FYI: it was taken by Nicéphore Niépce in 1838. Btw, the first ever digital photo was taken by computer geek Russell Kirsch—of his three-month-old son Walden. You can find other photographic firsts here—or better yet, check out this handy thread from Cultural Tutor.