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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

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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 (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 DrJames Naismith. He was from Ontario, Canada. (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.

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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 (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 (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…) Read More

Evolution from Fire to Fireplace…!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 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 (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 (more…) Read More

Computing By Gaslamp: Ellis Island Tech

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in Laws and Regulations | 0 comments

Computing By Gaslamp: Ellis Island Tech

BY JAKE LIPMAN

Immigration has driven technological growth of the United States since our founding.  Some of America’s greatest inventors and investors were immigrants.  But over a hundred years ago, the cutting edge of tech, the ENIAC of its time, was built for the Department of Commerce and used by the Immigration department. In that era of gas lamps and steam trains, electric tabulators launched the computer revolution. Let’s explore the tech roots that changed the face of our nation.

People and Pen and Paper

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The Untold Story Of Electronic Music’s Female DJs

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Party and Entertainment | 0 comments

The Untold Story Of Electronic Music’s Female DJs

Yes, you heard right. The term female DJ is not a new thing, but this term is not common as well. Whenever you hire dj services, you expect a male DJ to come and rock your party. Well, female DJs are equally skilled and they can create ground shaking music.

The Rise Of Female DJs…….!

Female DJs have a long history. Women have always been an important part of the history of music and dance. If you think that women were just used as the vocalists or dancers (more…) Read More

Timeline of Air Conditioning

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Home & Garden | 0 comments

Timeline of Air Conditioning

As summer approaches, unbearable humidity and soaring temperatures start troubling people. All homeowners begin hunting for ac technician to use the marvelous invention called Air Conditioner. Many cooling machines were invented by a number of inventors before the invention of modern air conditioner. It was Willis Haviland Carrier who invented the idea of modern air conditioning.

A History of Air Conditioning

For cooling people tried almost everything from draping wet mats in doorways to the installing of water powered fans. But nothing (more…) Read More

Ancient Indian treatment for Arthritis Pain…!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

Ancient Indian treatment for Arthritis Pain…!

Your joints may be inflamed, achy or stiff because of osteoarthritis—but the treatment which you take to reduce joint pain may cause serious side effects to other parts of your body! Have you ever heard about ancient Indian treatments for arthritis? Ayurvedic treatment for Arthritis Pain exists even before the existence of orthopedic doctors. Sometimes people want to try the ancient approach for treating chronic pains to avoid side effects which may arise because of usage of modern medicines.

Ayurvedic treatment for

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The History of Independence Day

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Culture and Society | 0 comments

The History of Independence Day

When most people in America think about Independence Day, it conjures up visions of backyard barbecues complete with ice cold beer and grilled hot dogs before the whole family heads out to watch a fireworks show. Though this is certainly the traditional way that Americans now celebrate Independence Day, it has absolutely nothing to do with the reasons we celebrate in the first place. But with a little research, you can easily put together the pieces and see the big picture of what this (more…) Read More

Tallest Female Identical Twins Who led Virginia’s Women’s Basketball Team

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Sport | 0 comments

Tallest Female Identical Twins Who led Virginia’s Women’s Basketball Team

Heather and Heidi Burge are renowned name in the world of professional basketball. In 1991, these girls led the Virginia’s women basketball team in NCAA tournament. Heather and Heidi Burge hold the Guinness Book of Record of being tallest female identical twins living on Earth. At the age of 19 they have attained 6-feet-5 height. Both Heather and Heidi are superb basketball players.

Women’s Basketball

Burge sisters are from California, US. They represented University of Virginia in college level basketball tournaments. Then (more…) Read More

What Drove Early Man Move Across The Globe?

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Home & Garden | 0 comments

What Drove Early Man Move Across The Globe?

Yes, moving is not a new thing, even early man had migrated across the globe. In fact, migration was the reason behind the discoveries of various continents of the world. But why did early man move from place to place? Why didn’t ancient people stay in one place? And how they traveled across the globe? Well, there are many theories and beliefs behind the wander thirst of early man and every theory has something new to offer.

Why do early humans move from

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The Curious Tradition of Wedding Chimney Sweeps

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Home & Garden | 0 comments

The Curious Tradition of Wedding Chimney Sweeps

Americans have not heard about the interesting stories of the wedding chimney sweeps. In Europe, chimney sweeps are specially invited at the wedding ceremonies and they kiss the bride and shake hand with the groom. Chimney sweeps are regarded as bearers of luck for weddings. But why? Well, it’s an interesting question to rise because the answers vary. Read on to know about the stories of lucky chimney sweeps.

A Chimney Sweep saved the life of King George II

It was 17th century, when one fine (more…) Read More

Past, Present and Future of Window Shutters….

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Home & Garden | 1 comment

Past, Present and Future of Window Shutters….

Windows were invented for letting air and light to enter inside. One the other hand, window coverings were invented to protect and decorate the windows. Plantation shutters, curtains, shades and blinds have had a glorious history for protecting windows. Among all, window shutters are the most popular form of the window coverings. Read on to know about the interesting facts of the window shutters invention.

History of window shutters

Around 500 years ago i.e. during 1558-1603 plantation shutters became the household name. (more…) Read More

Terrifying history of the Clowns…….!

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Party and Entertainment | 0 comments

Terrifying history of the Clowns…….!

Are you scared of the makeup-clad party entertainers? Do clowns freak you out? Or do you think clowns are weird? Well, if so, then you are not alone my friend. Many people in this world have been terrified by clowns for centuries. But why? Why clowns are like this? Are they actually like this or pertain to earn money? The reason behind the bizarre nature of clowns is their history. Take a sneak peak over history of clowns, which will help you (more…) Read More

Understanding The History Of Converse Shoes

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Constructions | 0 comments

Understanding The History Of Converse Shoes

Converse shoes are well known since ages. This brand of shoes has been around for a long time despite everything they seem stylish. At first they were presented in dark colors. Yet, over the years, numerous styles and colors have been introduced and released. Individuals have a loving towards the yellow shading shoe, as it mixes with diverse designs and outfits. This shoe is a basic shoe that is made of rubber and canvas. It is agreeable and beautiful as well. Indeed, even school (more…) Read More

Augustin. My Battle of Loigny

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Culture and Society | 0 comments

Augustin. My Battle of Loigny

We should consider ourselves lucky to live in these days, when battles or not too frequent or spread. Of course, with some exceptions. Still, some of us, who are now respectable seniors, had the misfortune to see and be a part of terrible wars. They were fought maybe most because of too large egos, subjecting innocent people to sufferance, despair, poverty and death in many cases. Settlements were destroyed, families dismantled, and the economy crushed. This is a small part of witnessing a war. (more…) Read More

Ancient Humans Left Evidence Of The Party That Happened 4,000 Years Ago

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Party and Entertainment | 0 comments

Ancient Humans Left Evidence Of The Party That Happened 4,000 Years Ago

It’s not just you and your friends who rent party supplies for a grand celebration. Ancient humans also used to party hard. Researchers of University of Missouri have found the residues of the party in the Fox Temple on the Buena Vista site (located in central Peru).  The most interesting fact about these residues is that they reveal an interesting story of a party which was hosted in 2200 B.C.

This is how ancient humans used to party

The party ended more than four (more…) Read More

History of Architecture and Design – What Makes an Architect Great

Posted by on May 9, 2015 in Constructions | 1 comment

History of Architecture and Design – What Makes an Architect Great

In the universal world of architects and their design, throughout history there has always been those architects who stand out from the crowd. Architects who simply elevate design to new incredible levels. Designers who think outside of the normal expected ways to do things and create lasting impressions on all those who see those designs. Masters of their craft, artists and creators. Alchemist and magicians.

Like great composers or sculptors, they bend the rules, shape the future and exceed all expectations.

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The concept to lithography printing technique

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Technology | 0 comments

The concept to lithography printing technique

Lithography is a method and an art of printing that demonstrates the idea that oil and water do not mix because the process is basically putting writing or designs on stone with a greasy material.

Lithographers made use of zinc or aluminum plates, but in the earlier years, artists would use separate stones they call a lithographic limestone for each color to be used. The lithographic inks used are oil based and the chemicals used in processing are harmless to the artist or printer.

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Penicillin: An accidental invention that changed the course of medicine

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

Penicillin: An accidental invention that changed the course of medicine

You might have heard about drug allergy trigged by Penicillin. But Penicillin was a major breakthrough in the history of medicine. This antibiotic is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections. It was 1928 when Alexander Fleming accidentally discovered penicillin. There is an interesting story behind the invention of penicillin.

Story behind invention of Penicillin

It was September of 1928, when famous bacteriologist Dr. Alexander Fleming was on duty at St. Mary’s Hospital of London. It was the day (more…) Read More

Here is why vintage RVs are the coolest way to travel

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Culture and Society | 0 comments

Here is why vintage RVs are the coolest way to travel

There is something really very fancy about vintage things… Vintage cars, vintage clothing, vintage jewelry and vintage furniture have been admired for several years. Now the coolest vintage fashion which is raging is vintage RVing. Even you can opt for vintage style RV rental and traverse your country in the vintage style. These adorable vintage motor homes will give you classic feeling and increase your travelling fun.

History of motor homes

Motor homes created a new revolution in the automobile industry. It (more…) Read More

The origin of witchcraft

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Culture and Society | 0 comments

The origin of witchcraft

The history of witchcraft

Probably, witchcraft dated about 2500 years ago in Paleolithic era. During this era, both nature and humans were seen as inseparable elements. Humans admitted trees, rocks and streams were deities while Earth was seen as the mother. The mother Earth was seen as the source of womb and tomb.

The Prehistoric witchcraft

In the beginning, man was known to have used attracting magic to attract the herds of animals which provided for needs of the people and ensure fertility was (more…) Read More

Marilyn Monroe – A tale of Love, Betray and Divorce….

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Laws and Regulations | 0 comments

Marilyn Monroe – A tale of Love, Betray and Divorce….

Hollywood sensation Marilyn Monroe experienced heartache, grief and loneliness over the failure of her 3 marriages. Even her divorce lawyers couldn’t save her marriages! She was beautiful, she was successful, she was kind hearted but at the end she was lonely, sad and broken. This diva was undoubtedly unlucky in love. She got fame, success, money and name but she remained thirsty for love!

Marilyn Monroe’s Marriages and Divorces

Jim Dougherty: When Marilyn was 16, she married Jim Dougherty. It was an (more…) Read More