The History Of The Chair

The History Of The Chair

Looking at the history of the chair is a fascinating way to cross-section the society out of which that chair came. The chair likely evolved in the Stone Age - Neolithic building sites studied by archaeologists have revealed bench-like sitting areas, perhaps used for rituals. It's not certain when exactly […]

Read more ›

Fascinating Tools Of Antiquity

Fascinating Tools Of Antiquity

One of the primary ways that people differ from the rest of the animal kingdom is through their sophisticated and extensive use of tools. This is something that has characterised even the earliest of human civilization. Looking at antique tools produced by toolmakers from different places, cultures and times provides […]

Read more ›

Shipbuilding Throughout History

Shipbuilding Throughout History

Since time began, mankind has looked out across the rivers and the seas as a source of food, travel and adventure. Here we look at the history of ship building, its development and how it has evolved over the years; In The Beginning Boats have been around for over 8000 […]

Read more ›

The Most Expensive Construction Projects in The World

The Most Expensive Construction Projects in The World

We live in a world of possibilities where simple ideas can be turned into grand construction projects. Some of these construction projects take you miles above the earth while others transport you deep into the ground. These projects utilize the best construction tools and the latest technology. The world’s 10 […]

Read more ›

Unbelievable Real Life Negotiations

Unbelievable Real Life Negotiations

Businesspeople often treat their negotiations as a matter of life and death, even when they really aren't. However, what would happen if the stakes were higher than a handful of jobs, the price of a majority stock option, or even the future of an entire company? Here are seven real-life […]

Read more ›

Famous Tax Evaders

Famous Tax Evaders

It can be disheartening to look at your paycheck every month and realize that Uncle Sam has taken away a big chunk of it - maybe more than you think he deserves. You may find yourself thinking of the things you could do if you could bring home all of the […]

Read more ›

History Of The Sunshine State: A Brief Look At Florida’s History

History Of The Sunshine State: A Brief Look At Florida’s History

12,000 years ago the first humans to migrate to pre-historic Florida were tribes of Native Americans. Ancient animals roamed the land of Florida such as the saber-tooth tiger, the mastodon, and the giant armadillo. Native American tribes survived as hunter-gatherers living off small game, plants, nuts, and steady water supply. […]

Read more ›