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Hair and History: Why Hair Is Important to Women

Posted by on Jul 29, 2017 in Beauty and Style | 0 comments

Hair and History: Why Hair Is Important to Women
Throughout the history, hair had significance in women’s life. It is directly associated with beauty and youthfulness of women. Every woman craves for long, shiny, straight and smooth hair. The hair smoothening treatments are not new. There is a deep relationship between women’s hair and self-confidence. Women from all corners of the world have been trying various ways to get silky smooth hair for a long period of time. Why hair is important to women Hair is an emblem of femininity. During wars when (more…) Read More

How Are Chimneys Built?

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Constructions | 0 comments

How Are Chimneys Built?
The Dawn of Residential Chimneys Studies suggest that Roman houses had tubes within the walls to drag out the smoke. These ideas were lost after the fall of the Roman Empire. And hundreds of years later, the trend of chimney caught on in England. In the latter half of the 13th century, the hole in the roof was enclosed by a board, known as louvres. These boards were made of horizontal wooden planks, fixed diagonally and an opening for the smoke to escape. Cheaper (more…) Read More

The evolution tale of granite countertops

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Constructions | 1 comment

The evolution tale of granite countertops
Granite countertops Nowadays whenever a person thinks about kitchen remodeling, granite is the first material which comes in mind for the kitchen counter. To have a nicer kitchen just installation of a granite counter top is enough. But have you ever wondered that how granite countertops from being unknown did became the high end luxury item for the kitchen? Well, if yes then, to quench you thirst about the origin and usage of granite countertop. Here is mentioned a little about the life history (more…) Read More

What does the Bible say about Extraterrestrial life?

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in Culture and Society | 0 comments

What does the Bible say about Extraterrestrial life?
The concept of extraterrestrial life is fascinating itself. Many people wonder, if there is life somewhere else in this universe, as some high profile scientists speculate about the possibilities of having extraterrestrial life. There were so many claims made of seeing the Unknown Flying Objects (UFO) and bizarre alien figures throughout the history, although there are no scientific proofs of the events. Extraterrestrial life and bible For some people, alien life is not more than a hit topic for movies and television series. Well, (more…) Read More

Evolution from Fire to Fireplace…!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Home & Garden | 0 comments

Evolution from Fire to Fireplace…!
Fire is the one of the most essential things for human survival. The fire you burn in your fireplace and the fire which was ignited by early man are same. It was used by early and modern man is also using it. It had scared early man and it is scaring the modern man. Modern man hires chimney contractor to prevent fire hazards and early man worshipped fire to prevent fire hazards. To cut a long story into short, fire is useful as well (more…) Read More

Enthralling facts about innovation of sunglasses

Posted by on Jun 18, 2017 in Beauty and Style | 0 comments

Enthralling facts about innovation of sunglasses
A brief history of sunglasses Whether you are on a beach or on a snowdrift, sunglasses are now an indispensable component of daily lives. From the classic frames to mirrored aviators, all the sunglasses now define the style statement of the person. These sunnies nowadays are fashion accessories. But have you ever spent a second for knowing about the history of sunglasses? Well, if you are keen to know about the history of sunglasses, then you have landed on the right place. The evolution of sunglasses with time Let’s dive (more…) Read More

Wickedly Haunted Wedding Venues

Posted by on May 14, 2017 in Party and Entertainment | 0 comments

Wickedly Haunted Wedding Venues
Light bulbs turning ON-OFF automatically! Chandeliers swaying in empty rooms! Giggling sound of children around pool area! Humming voice of a woman audible in hall! Sound of footsteps on staircase! Seems like nightmares, right? But there are wedding venues, which are actually haunted. If you want to tie knot at the most eerie venue, then you can book a tent rental and get married at the wickedly haunted wedding venue. HAUNTED Wedding Venues! Some actions are beyond explanations. Some phenomena don’t have scientific justification. (more…) Read More

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Bloodbath in public garden

Posted by on Apr 15, 2017 in Culture and Society | 0 comments

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Bloodbath in public garden
From centuries, Indians enthusiastically celebrate Baishakhi festival to enjoy the Spring harvest. But who knows the Baishakhi of 1919 will turn into a bloodbath. This gruesome incident occurred when India was ruled by British. One of the worst massacres of the 12th century was committed in Amritsar, India during 1919, when General Edward Dyer stopped his car at the Jallianwala Park –a public park in Amritsar City. He had around 75 armed people with him. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Around 20,000 people were present inside (more…) Read More

Shocking Beauty Secrets From Ancient World History

Posted by on Mar 12, 2017 in Beauty and Style | 0 comments

Shocking Beauty Secrets From Ancient World History
There is something mysterious about ancient beauty secrets that lure modern world. No matter how much technological advancements human race make, the charm of Greek hairstyles, ancient Egyptians beauty tricks, ancient Indian dresses and Chinese accessories is still irresistible. It is basically appealing because they used natural ways to enhance their beauty. There were no toxic and chemicals used back then. Ancient beauty secrets Women and makeup have always gone side by side whatever country, culture or era it might have been. Archaeologists have (more…) Read More

U.S. Presidential history

Posted by on Oct 23, 2016 in Laws and Regulations | 0 comments

U.S. Presidential history
Departing the traditional monarchical system of Britain, the founding fathers of U.S. constitution drafted a system where the American citizen had the responsibility and power to select their leader. The key founding fathers of the United States are Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington and James Madison. George Washington was elected as first U.S. president in 1789, under this new order. At the time, only white men had rights to cast vote. The 15th, 19th and 26th Constitutional (more…) Read More

History of American gangsters

Posted by on Oct 15, 2016 in Laws and Regulations | 0 comments

History of American gangsters
The American Mafia was an organized crime web that operated across the United States, especially in Chicago and New York. This crime group rose to power by doing illegal alcohol business during the Prohibition era of 1920. After that the gangsters expanded their criminal endeavors, from illegal gambling to drug trafficking. The violent crimes and secret rituals of American gangsters become popular in late 1920s. Later the government imposed anti-racketeering laws to weaken the mafia, but they remain in business even today. Prohibition, immigration (more…) Read More

History of Socks from Leather Hosiery to Diabetic Socks

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Beauty and Style | 0 comments

History of Socks from Leather Hosiery to Diabetic Socks
These days consumers have a plethora of choices when it comes to socks including athletic socks, running socks, and even diabetic socks seen here. Wearing socks help keep your feet warm, and also protects them from rubbing against your shoes. Generally, most people have a collection of assorted socks stored in their drawers which they quickly pick and choose each morning without much thought. Although the thought of socks may seem quite mundane, taking a look at the history of socks is quite interesting. (more…) Read More

Historical Origins of the Doula

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Education | 0 comments

Historical Origins of the Doula
Doulas provide labor support to women undergoing childbirth.  The term “doula” was developed in the 1960s to describe the comforting presence of a friend during labor.  Historically, this type of labor support personnel has been used since the Greeks in ancient times, although they were servants and not professionals.  In modern times, doulas have seen widespread usage not only in the U.S., but throughout the world. This recent popularity was brought on by clinical studies which showed that the presence of a doula reduced (more…) Read More

Coolest Ancient Air-Conditioning Devices

Posted by on Aug 13, 2016 in Home & Garden | 0 comments

Coolest Ancient Air-Conditioning Devices
Modern air conditioners have become important cooling appliances all around the world. These cooling units guzzle a lot of energy as they provide cooling. But while technologists are sweating to find energy efficient air conditioning solutions to deal with energy crises, over a 1000 of years ago ancient civilizations had found maintainable precursors to air conditioners. Ancient air conditioning devices While studying ancient civilizations, scientists have found many air conditioning methods used by ancient people. The biggest advantage of cooling technologies used by ancients (more…) Read More

The Long and Sad History of Obesity

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

The Long and Sad History of Obesity
Obesity is a worldwide health problem, and since 1980 its prevalence has doubled across the globe. Many weight loss doctors and scientists are working hard to treat and prevent obesity. While researchers do not have all the answers about the causes of the obesity epidemic, the historical timeline of obesity gives some signs of its origins. Obesity and other health issues Obesity puts a person at a risk of serious health complications, including high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, respiratory problems, gallbladder (more…) Read More

Ancient Egyptian Air Conditioner over 4,000 Years Old

Posted by on May 28, 2016 in Home & Garden | 0 comments

Ancient Egyptian Air Conditioner over 4,000 Years Old
Ancient Egyptians during the Old Kingdom (2600 BC) buried two ships near the Great Pyramid of Pharaoh Cheops and the ships are known as “Khufu ships”, “Cheops ships” or “Solar ships.” When these Cheops ship is excavated, it is found that the ship has fly roof as an air conditioner. The architecture of these air conditioners is too complex that even the best ac contractor cannot understand it. There is a canvas trap over a wooden frame that soaks the trap water and evaporative (more…) Read More

The History Of Laser Hair Removal

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Beauty and Style | 0 comments

The History Of Laser Hair Removal
Since the beginning of time, men and women have had a strong desire to remove unwanted body hair. Ancient Egyptians used tweezers made out of seashells in order to remove hair from their bodies. In ancient tymes, hairlessness signified social position and wealth. Today’s most popular hair removal options include waxing, threading, shaving and electrolysis with laser hair removal the only one able to reduce hair on a permanent basis. The very first laser designed to destroy hair folliucles was invented by Theodore H (more…) Read More

History Of The Hair Dryer From 1890 To Present Day

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Beauty and Style | 1 comment

History Of The Hair Dryer From 1890 To Present Day
The hair dryer is a staple in just about every household; we depend on our blow dryers on a daily basis to style our tresses. It’s hard to imagine life without a blow dryer but that’s exactly what many did for centuries. Prior to hair dryer men and women actually used the vacuum cleaner in order to dry their hair with the hose.   The hair dryer was invented by Alexander Godefroy in France in 1890 and was available for commercial sale in 1920. (more…) Read More

Ticklish Superstitions about Sneezes

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

Ticklish Superstitions about Sneezes
Sneezing can be simply described as a reaction to allergens, dust or nasal drip. Some people might visit allergy specialist if sneezing trouble them, while some people consider it a sign of destiny. There are many sneezing myths prevailing all over the world. Sneezing, because of its sudden explosiveness, has fascinated people since ancient times, and as consequence multitude of sneezing myths developed. Some myths and clarifications about sneezing Egyptian and Roman cultures are considered as the source of emotions, intelligence and spirit. Therefore, (more…) Read More

The Heartbreaking History of Divorce…..!

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Laws and Regulations | 0 comments

The Heartbreaking History of Divorce…..!
While divorce possibly does not have the same disgrace associated with it as it once had, the divorce is still a sensitive topic in many parts of the world. Indeed, divorce attorneys make a lot of efforts to make divorce process simpler for their clienteles. It is not easy to go through divorce without trouble. A brief history of divorce People used to think that marriages are made in heaven. Then, how divorce came into existence? Who asked for the first divorce? Why divorce laws are (more…) Read More

History of transition from black and white printing to color printing

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Technology | 0 comments

History of transition from black and white printing to color printing
The technology that you are enjoying today has evolved as a result of painstaking effort and unthinkable commitment of inventors over hundreds of years. One of the most remarkable inventions of the human history is printing. Yes, Printing! Printing is an essential part of human civilization. Various printing techniques had been used all around the world. The oldest printed book known is the “Diamond Sutra”. This book was printed in China in 868 CE. However, it is doubted that printing may have taken place (more…) Read More

From Shovels To Plows: Evolution Of Snow Removal

Posted by on Dec 20, 2015 in Home & Garden | 0 comments

From Shovels To Plows: Evolution Of Snow Removal
In some part of the world, winters are pretty frightful. Snowstorms have been troubling people since centuries. Snow cleaning has always been a big concern for people living in the snow affected areas. Centuries back, snow cleaning was not easy. There were no professional snow removal services and modern snow cleaning tools available to people. People have struggled a lot to survive the brutal snowstorms. After years of struggles and hard-work, modern snow cleaning tools have evolved. A brief history of snow removal Initially, (more…) Read More

What is the origin of America’s annual Thanksgiving Day?

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Party and Entertainment | 0 comments

What is the origin of America’s annual Thanksgiving Day?
Thanksgiving is a mainly American holiday. The word evokes images of roasted turkey, family reunions, pumpkin pie, football, party rentals and, of course, the Pilgrims and Wampanoag. It is the time when families host get together parties.  But how American Thanksgiving started? Read on to find out… Thanksgiving History Thanking creator’s gift had always been a part of daily life of Wampanoag. From ancient times, Native North American people used to celebrate for successful harvests.  Giving thanks was, and still is, the main reason behind the thanksgiving celebrations. (more…) Read More

When did Basketball become a professional sport?

Posted by on Oct 25, 2015 in Sport | 0 comments

When did Basketball become a professional sport?
From London to New York to Paris to Beijing and everywhere in between the game of Basketball is played. Athletes from all the corners of the world are interested in basketball training to play professional basketball. Have you ever wondered how did basketball become so popular sport? How basketball got invented? When young boys started following basketball like crazy? Well, if yes, then read on to get all your answers. The Origin of Basketball Basketball was invented by Dr. James Naismith. He was from Ontario, Canada. James Naismith (more…) Read More

The History of Fonts

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Technology | 0 comments

The History of Fonts
The history of typography and fonts is truly fascinating. Johannes Gutenberg invented movable type and the printing press in fifteenth-century Germany. The storage of metal printing types in two cases, one for big letters and one for small, created the terms “uppercase” and “lowercase” which is still in use today In the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries the Venetian publisher Aldus Manutius printed and distributed cheap, small books all over the world. The reason his books where cheap was that he used italic (more…) Read More

Gold in Human History

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Culture and Society | 0 comments

Gold in Human History
The history of gold is as fascinating as the precious metal itself. Human civilizations would have indeed taken on a different path if it was not for Gold as gold it was precious metal s such as gold and silver that brought the world together among other commodities such as spice and raw material to produce goods. Gold is mentioned in almost every ancient text that has been found around the globe including the bible and the Iliad. In the book of Genesis for (more…) Read More

Who invented the first car?

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Automobile | 0 comments

Who invented the first car?
The history behind the invention of the car is very convoluted, and pinpointing who exactly invented the first car is not an easy matter. Automobile invention has rich history and dates back to the 15th century when Leonardo da Vinci created the designs and models for transportation vehicles. However, Karl Benz was the first who patented 3-wheeled motorcar model in 1886. Long History of Automobiles History has seen various types of automobiles- steam, gasoline, electric– as well as plenty of styles. The old cars (more…) Read More

The Most Interesting and Famous Medical Malpractice Cases in History

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Health and Medicine, Laws and Regulations | 0 comments

The Most Interesting and Famous Medical Malpractice Cases in History
Being a victim of medical malpractice can be a terrifying experience, particularly when it involves extreme level of carelessness. There exist many unusual medical malpractice cases in history, which have histrionically changed the face of health care service providers over the years. Horrible Cases Of Medical Malpractice Medical practitioners have been considered as some of the smartest members of society. It takes years of study and persistent retraining to be a good doctor. But they are still doctors are human, and humans are fallible. (more…) Read More

Persian rugs: The only practical pieces of fine art

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in Home & Garden | 0 comments

Persian rugs: The only practical pieces of fine art
No investment grows in beauty as it ages, but Persian rugs are exception. To trace the antiquity of Iranian rugs is like monitoring the growth of one of the paramount civilizations that the world has ever known. From being merely articles of necessity, as divine and simple as floor entrance covering to signs of wealth or adornment in royal buildings, this piece of fine art has seen everything. A brief history of Persian Carpet…. The art of carpet weaving originated in Iran more than (more…) Read More

Ancient Technology for Refrigeration..!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in Home & Garden | 0 comments

Ancient Technology for Refrigeration..!
Have you ever pondered what your ancestors did without refrigerators? How were they able to save their food from spoiling? Well, ancient refrigeration techniques might amaze you. Ancient refrigerators didn’t require electricity, refrigerant and appliance repair technicians to operate. Still they were able to keep food articles fresh. However, ancient refrigeration techniques still work. You can try these techniques when your refrigerator stops working. Early Methods of Refrigeration Before the advent of modern refrigerators, food articles were kept in cellars or in buckets and (more…) Read More