Archive for the ‘History’ Category

History of the Businessmen

From prehistoric man, to medieval knights, to the social media generation – take a look back at some of the greatest businessmen in history and what we can expect for the future. Thanks to National […]

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The Lowdown On Facebook’s IPO

Facebook has landed once of the biggest IPOs in history. As the largest technology company EVER, Mark Zuckerburg and others are leveraging the social network’s profits and taking things to a whole new level. Here’s […]

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The BBB Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary

The company that Eleanor Roosevelt once claimed we took for granted has stood the test of time. The Better Business Bureau has become a household name and the ultimate source for those seeking the truth […]

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Irene’s Floods Dry Up Business In Vermont Town

Waterbury, Vermont, suffered a minimum of $9 million dollars in damages five months ago when Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc in the area. The quaint Vermont town nestled in the Green Mountains and home to Ben […]

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The Oatmeal’s SOPA

The U.S. government is pushing highly controversial legislation for SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, and PIPA, Protect IP Act, in an attempt to “strengthen” and “protect” the World Wide Web, music industry, and film […]

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15 Ways to Limit Radiation Exposure

So here it is, from people who would know. This article was written by experts. Specifically, the health physics team in charge of protecting workers, monitoring releases and recording doses at Three Mile Island during […]

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50 Best Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on this day during 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. His work as a clergyman, humanitarian, and leader of the African American Civil Rights Movement garnered him as an icon and […]

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10 Things To Do With Twinkies

In case you missed it: Hostess, makers of the legendary Twinkie, is going bankrupt. The world may not be the same without the cream filled confection. Children and grownups all over will be deprived of […]

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Consumer Electronics Show History [Infographic]

The 45th Annual Consumer Electronics Show begins next week, January 10-13. Check out the coolest electronics that have launched over the last 45 years.  

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10 of the Most Epic Tank Battles in Military History

The tank is a brutal beast of a weapon that was dreamed up in the early 1900s and first used by the French and British during WWI. They are extremely powerful and adaptable tools and […]

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