World's first photographic image
Joseph Niepce developed the world's first photographic image in 1827. Thomas Edison and W K L Dickson introduced the film camera in 1894. But the first projection of an image on a screen was made by a German priest. In 1646, Athanasius Kircher used a candle or oil lamp to project hand-painted images onto a white screen.
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A flute made of bone is the oldest playable musical instrument in the world. It's a flute carved from a bird's wing bone more than 9,000 years ago. The flute was discovered with other flutes at an ancient burial site in China.