Industrial history
Industry in the sense of professional manufacturing has existed for millennia, since the first cities rose.
A cottage industry (also called the Domestic system) is an industry – primarily manufact...
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THIS TOWER FILTERS IN SMOG AND TURNS IT INTO JEWELRY
This tower filters in smog and turns it into jewelry. via Studio Roosegaarde Video by Green Matters
Cleaning Up Air Pollution May Strengthen Global Warming - Scientific American
New research is helping quantify just how big that effect might be
Judicial Watch: Documents Reveal Obama EPA’s Projection of Reduced ‘Premature Deaths’ by Clean Power Plan Was Misleading
EPA Analysis Demonstrates Carbon Dioxide Reduction Itself Would Not Prevent Any Deaths (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it received documents from the Environmental Protection Agency ...
Aug 23,-Happy 25th Birthday To The World Wide Web
On this day in history: On August 23, 1991, new users for the first time were able to access the World Wide Web. The occasion is known as Internaut Day.
People, Ever More Greedy And Stupid, Destroy The World - Stephen Hawking to Larry King
Global warming, mass shootings, global instability and overpopulation are all concerns humanity faces, but what is the greatest risk to all of us? Larry King asked scientific genius Stephen Hawking, w...
Norway is Completely Banning Petrol Cars by 2025
Norway is leading the world in reducing pollution, and they just announced that the sale of fossil fuel cars will be completely banned by 2025
French Rivers Turned Green
The rivers in 12 separate locations of France were dyed by Agents Environmental, an environmentalist group, who used the eye-grabbing color to display how easily and how far water pollution can spread...
Pony Express Debuts-April 3 1860
On this day in 1860, the first Pony Express mail, traveling by horse and rider relay teams, simultaneously leaves St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
The Millionaire Machine
Cliff is back with an amazing device - The Millionaire Calculator
Join us on the hunt for the government's oldest computer
As the saying goes, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." If a machine is doing its job, reliably and without error, then common sense dictates that you just shouldn't mess with it. This is doubly true f...
All The Vertical Landing Jet Aircraft In History
From the Harrier to the F-35B Lighting II, vertical takeoff and landing jet aircraft are some of the most amazing around! These fantastic machines were of st...
Deaths Linked To Air Pollution Top 5.5 Million Anually
New research on the health impact of air pollution was presented at the 2016 annual meeting for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS...
Bagley Glass History & Crystal Glass Company
History of Bagley Glass and the Crystal Glass Company. How and when Bagley Glass started and who the owners were. Founding of Bagley Glass and the Crystal Glass Company.
The world's first website went online 25 years ago today - Telegraph
Today the world's first website turns 25 years old. Created by 60-year-old British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee in 1990, while he was a researcher at the European Organisation for Nuclear Resear...
The Dirty Secret Behind Electric Cars
As the world tries to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and combat climate change, policymakers have pinned hopes on electric cars, whose range and convenience are quickly improving. Alongside the boom ...
Steve McQueen's old motorcycle goes for $775,000
A 100-year old motorcycle once owned by Steve McQueen has sold for $775,000, making it one of the most valuable motorcycles ever. The motorcycle, a Cyclone Board Track Racer, looks more like a bicycle...
History of agriculture
Agriculture involving domestication of plants and animals was developed around 12,000 years ago, although earlier people began altering communities of flora and fauna for their own benefit through oth...
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History of cosmetics
The history of cosmetics spans at least 6000 years of human history, and almost every society on earth. Some argue that cosmetic body art was the earliest form of ritual in human culture, dating over ...
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History of clothing and textiles
The study of the history of clothing and textiles traces the availability and use of textiles and other materials and the development of technology for the making of clothing over human history. The w...
History of clothing and textiles - Wikipedia
History of candle making
Candle making was developed independently in many places throughout history. Candles were made by the Romans beginning about 500 BC. These were true dipped candles and made from tallow. Candles were m...
History of candle making - Wikipedia
History of construction
People have constructed buildings and other structures since prehistory, including bridges, amphitheatres, dams, roads and canals. Building materials in present use have a long history and some of the...
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History of engineering
The concept of engineering has existed since ancient times as humans devised fundamental inventions such as the pulley, lever, and wheel. Each of these inventions is consistent with the modern definit...
History of engineering - Wikipedia
History of glass
The history of glassmaking can be traced back to 3500 BCE in Mesopotamia. Archaeological evidence suggests that the first true glass was made in coastal north Syria, Mesopotamia or Ancient Egypt. The ...
History of glass - Wikipedia
History of insurance
The history of insurance describes the development of the modern business of insurance against risks, especially regarding cargo, property, death, automobile accidents, and medical treatment.The indus...
History of paper
Paper was invented in ancient China during the Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD) and spread slowly to the west via the Silk Road. Papermaking and manufacturing in Europe was started by Muslims living on t...
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History of optics
Optics began with the development of lenses by the ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians, followed by theories on light and vision developed by ancient Greek and Indian philosophers, and the development...
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History of the petroleum industry
The petroleum industry is not of recent origin, but petroleum's current status as the key component of politics, society, and technology has its roots in the early 20th century. The invention of the i...
History of the petroleum industry - Wikipedia