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We take a brief look back at how consumer virtual reality has evolved from cumbersome cinematic machines to the small head-mounted displays we revel in today.
Many businesses rely on plastic to package or deliver their products in a safe and healthy way. However, how and where are plastics actually manufactured?
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In this article, let's explore the historically overlooked impact of the urban parking lot. How did they come about? Why are they throttling urban life in so many cities? And finally, what are a few innovators doing to tackle the issue?
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Is there a difference between gaming and gambling? Some would insist that the word "gaming" refers to legal activities, while "gambling" has a less savory tone. Regardless of which term you prefer, legal sports betting can give you a break from the stress of running your business.
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Video games contain some very graphic and sometimes arguably gratuitous violence, but the courtroom is where things truly get ugly.
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This is the story of how the chart recorder—a remarkable tool in its time—was ultimately replaced by the digital data logger. The data logger is a better tool for the same job, but it probably wouldn’t have existed if it weren’t for the trail blazed by the chart recorder.
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How the usage of a barcode has changed from when it was created to now.
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Is a portion of $451 shares in the Australian market yours? Here's how to find out and claim the value of shares that belong to you.
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Every business owner needs ways to unwind. Running a business is a fast-paced, relentless lifestyle to have chosen, after all. Is sports your thing? Do you have a favorite sport you like to play? A favorite team you love to watch on television or at the stadium? All of the above? In this post, we take a brief look at how the business of sports continues to evolve.
America has an interesting relationship with betting and other gambling. Placing bets and playing games of chance is perfectly legal in some states. However, in others it’s effectively outlawed. To understand the current state of play when it comes to the business of betting in America, it’s important to look to the past. Here’s an overview of how attitudes toward and acceptance of gambling have changed over time.

The Invention of Sliced Bread

The slogan "The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread" makes almost no sense to us. But have you ever tried to consistently slice bread? It's hard.
Business strategy never meant much to the Grateful Dead, students of folk music, psychedelia and utopian counterculture, and yet the band was an the earliest Silicon Valley startup.
2 On this day in 1958, the Smurfs, a fictional race of blue dwarves, later popularized in a Hanna-Barbera animated cartoon series), appear for the first time in the story "The Flute with Six Holes."
They crushed their fear, made their dreams happen and lived without regret.
1860 – Telegraph line between Los Angeles and San Francisco opens. 1921 – KDKA in Pittsburgh’s Forbes Field conducts the first live broadcast of a football game. For more on the history of the telegraph read: The...
1889 – In Colorado, Nicholas Creede strikes it rich in silver during the last great silver boom of the American Old West. 1925 – John Logie Baird performs the first test of a working television system. ...

From Milk Comes Road Lines

Holland Sentinal: “The highway centerline has been called the single most important traffic safety device in the history of automobile transportation, and Edward Hines originated it right here in Michigan, ”State Transportation Director Kirk T. Steudle...
1843 – The News of the World tabloid begins publication in London. 1847 – German inventor and industrialist Werner von Siemens founds Siemens AG & Halske. 1854 – The watch company founded in 1850 in Roxbury by...
1825 – The Stockton and Darlington Railway opens, and begins operation of the world’s first service of locomotive-hauled passenger trains. 1908 – The first production of the Ford Model T automobile was built at the Piquette...
1690 – Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick, the first newspaper to appear in the Americas, is published for the first and only time. 1906 – In the presence of the king and before...