The History of the Martini

The venerable Martini. Perhaps the most famous cocktail, and certainly the mixed drink with the most myths, stories and lore attached. It is also the one cocktail that has a following and its own bran...

The History of Video Conferencing – Moving Ahead at the Speed of Video

No new technology develops smoothly, and video conferencing had more than its proportion of bumps along the way before becoming the widely used communications important it is today. The history of vid...

The History Of The Calculator

Once upon a time, far, far away, a man found he didn’t have enough fingers on which to count his bean crop. So he invented the abacus. Ok, I’ve been a little creative with my ‘historical facts’. The f...

The History of Radiators

When it comes to renovations, choosing the right radiators is now often considered along with the wallpaper and floor coverings. Many consumers are keen to select radiators from the right era, to brin...

The History of Delta Air Lines and Its TriStar Fleet

As the oldest existing passenger airline, Delta itself traces its roots to 1925, when, in initial form, it operated crop dusting sets as Huff Daland Dusters with the Petrel 31. Nicknamed the “Puffer,”...

The History of the Sebewaing, Michigan Sugar Factory

One of the men destined to join the ranks of Michigan’s pioneer sugar barons was John C. Liken. He was nearly 70 years old when the idea hit him and already high beyond the dreams he probably had when...

The History of Fiat Money in the United States Economy

Introduction In a past article here, I have presented an overview of how world governments repetitively overspend and then issue fiat money with no inherent worth in an effort to resolve their indebte...

The History of American Trans Air

Indianapolis-based American Trans Air, once an emerging carrier, continually searched for an identity. Established in 1973 as an aircraft provider for the Ambassadair Travel Club, it inaugurated servi...

The History of Today’s Organic Farming

Since the beginning of time the growing of all foods that humans consumed was considered to be organic. Plant residues, animal wastes and elements of character were used to increase the health of the ...

The History of the Grumman Corporation: The Later Years

Stretching its Long Island reach eastward, the Grumman Coro portion leased 4,000 acres of a United States Naval Air Facility in Calverton, which it designated its “Peconic River” plant. During the lat...

The History and Development of the Microphone

The various histories of music technology, microphones. Converting sound to an electronic voltage and then back again is the task of a microphone and an amplifier/ speaker. The microphone can change a...

The History of Obesity

Obesity is simply fatness in a degree higher than being overweight. The energy intake coming from food is stored as fat because the body does not use it. Obesity has quite an impact in one’s physical ...

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