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keyboard

The history of the computer keyboard

The history of the computer keyboard started way back in 1714 when the first type writers were manufactured. By then they looked more like sewing machines since they were designed by Remington which also used to manufacture sewing machines. They were not used for commercial purpose but to produce legal documents that were neat. 1868 [...]

groomed dog

Dog grooming 101 – The Proper Ways to Groom Your Dog

In order to ensure the health and happiness of your dog, you should ensure that he is well groomed and clean. Note that nobody enjoys the smell of a dirty dog or living with a dog that has ticks or fleas. In order to avoid living with a dirty or flea invested dog, regular dog [...]

poodle

The poodle history

The Poodle history indicates that by 15th century, dogs resembling Poodles where already in existence and could be seen in art works and writings. The Poodle was used as a duck retriever and as a hunter and is still used for the same purposes today. The dogs’ stylish hair trims that sets it apart from [...]

avion

History of aviation

Aviation refers to the design, building, operation and development of aircraft. The first aircraft that were actually involved in transport of people and goods were based on balloons, with the prototype being a hot-air balloon which was designed in 1783 by the Montgolfier brothers. The downside to this system was that it could only travel [...]

Wedding invites

History of wedding traditions

Wedding traditions have become the most important aspect of the society. Every single bit of the wedding, beginning with engament to the honeymoon have a rich history. Before the couple gets married, there is engagement where the groom puts a ring around the bride’s fourth finger. This practice came from the medieval times, where the [...]

business card

The history of business cards

Business cards are often used to exchange contacts between businessmen and corporates. Unknown to many, there is a very rich history of business cards that details the evolution of these very vital pieces of paper. The history of business cards can be traced to the 15th Century. They were first used in China and were [...]

Short history of New Zealand

Short history of New Zealand

Together with being considered as one of the most beautiful countries in the world, New Zealand is also special in being one of the youngest. It was discovered by Europeans as the last huge land mass, and today, this amazing and unspoiled country has many reminders of its rich Maori and Colonial history. Basics: New [...]

Vending Machine

Vending Machine

Vending machines can be found all around us. On the streets in schools, hospitals and at the cinema. They are very easy to use and provide us with a quick refreshment without browsing throught the store or waiting in the line. A vending machine is a machine which dispenses items such as snacks, beverages, alcohol, cigarettes, [...]

All Uses of Candles

All Uses of Candles

Candle is an amazing invention used for many purposes. Their use extends from purely practical one like lighting a room to an aesthetical like the use of scented candles and they can even have religious and magical use. Basics: A candle is a solid block or cylinder of wax with an embedded wick, which is [...]