Evolution of the sunglasses

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Beauty and Style | 0 comments

Evolution of the sunglasses
It all started in the Arctic when Eskimos came with wooden or antler sunglasses for better vision and reducing glare. Around 60 A.D., Roman Emperor used emerald green gemstone to lessen the sun’s glare in order to watch the gladiator games. In the 12 century, the Chinese invented sunglasses to defend from the sun’s rays. Soon, the Chinese judges began wearing the smoke-colored quartz to hide their facial expressions during the trial. In the 18th century, Englishman James Ayscough experimented with blue and green (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

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 | 0 comments

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

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

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 In the (more…) Read More

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

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