3 of the Most Disastrous Power Outages In History

3 of the Most Disastrous Power Outages In History

Sometimes everything just goes dark. Usually, power outages are caused by local trip systems or bad wiring. Occasionally, however, whole swathes of a population are deprived of light and power. Here are three of the biggest blackouts ever to occur. What to Do If You Experience a Localized Blackout If you experience … Read more

How & Where To Find Great Books

History of The World How & Where To Find Great Books

Did the beginning of this title mislead you and made you think that I am about to try and squeeze in the history of the whole world in one article? Could you just imagine how that would work? I can’t, because it would, without a doubt, be a silly and an impossible … Read more

The History Of Cryptocurrencies

The History Of Cryptocurrencies

Although some people are only just finding out about cryptocurrencies now, the likes of Bitcoin are already 10 years old. During the space of the last decade, there have been a number of bumps in the road for not only bitcoin, but for the wider cryptocurrency market also. This received a lot … Read more

The History of iTunes

The first generation of iPod

Steve Jobs introduced iTunes in 2001, and it forever changed the way people buy and consume media. It’s also the most crucial app that Apple has ever made. Initially created as a simple music player, iTunes developed into a sophisticated and somewhat complicated multimedia content manager, e-commerce platform, and hardware synchronization manager. … Read more

The History of the American Backyard

In summer, our yards are our place to dine, relax, and spend some quality time with our families. They house our swimming pools, patios, playhouses for our children, and more importantly, they’re part of the classic American Dream. But this obsession with thick green plots isn’t as old as you might think. … Read more

Scary and Creepy Paintings From History

the garden of earthly delights

As fascinating as it is to study the world of ancient arts, sometimes it can get a tad creepy. Art has been an integral part of the cultural development of our species. It has been found in every culture and civilization that has passed in one form or another. And being such … Read more

Top Places to Visit for Rock and Music History

Music is something that some people can’t live without. It is something that can lift our moods when we are feeling down, or give us inspiration, as well. Since it is the soundtrack to most people’s lives, it can also play a significant part in any travel experience. When you travel to … Read more

The Interesting History of Badminton

Badminton teams playing mixed doubles

Internationally, tennis is a very popular game. However, there’s another game involving doubles, singles, and racquets that also provides a lot of entertainment. This is known as badminton, a relatively simple game that could be both recreational and professional. This is not to say that badminton is a new sport. In fact, … Read more

The History of Pizza in Italy

Different types of thin crust pizzas

Pizza might seem like an all-American snack or meal to those who live in the United States. However, it actually originated as an Italian dish brought over by immigrants and soldiers after World War II. It’s one of the few national dishes that have become internationally popular, with several countries having their … Read more

Unlocking The History Of American Flag

The flag of any country conveys the identity of its people, and the stars and stripes are the identity of Americans. From suburban porches, to schools, governmental buildings, and to the moon, the American flag has stood and still stands unfurled. Though every state has its own flag, Americans all over prefer … Read more

The Musical Legacy Of Motown Records

A closeup of a vinyl player

Music has enjoyed unprecedented growth and development over the course of human history, and as with everything popular, music too is regulated by published under various names. There is no shortage of record labels out there, but often only the biggest ones are actually really known about. One record label that has … Read more

The History of Beer in France

The Eiffel Tower in France

The French are known for their pride in French cuisine and French wines. Most people would not associate beer drinking with France, though they might refer to it as a wine country. In fact, one would probably first think of Germany when it comes to drinking large amounts of beer. However, France … Read more

History of Disco

Disco is one of those complicated terms that means different things to different people. Most of us probably associate disco with the movie Saturday Night Fever and a phase of popular music and fashion that was isolated in the 1970s, but this perception does not fully define disco itself. In fact, disco music … Read more