The first lock of note was the Assyrian lock in 600 BC and it actually used the still very common technique of sliding tumblers into place. From there, we had the revolutionary Bramah Lock which was considered the first commercially produced product to provide good security from manipulation. In more modern times, the technology has improved further with keycards and keypads becoming more popular.
The Periodic Table of Weapons from Verge Studios details humanity’s legacy of violence in beautiful, hand illustrated detail. Starting with fists and rocks in prehistoric times to modern small arms and rifles, each entry in the table is depicted in gorgeous detail alongside classifications, sizing, and approximate year of development.
There aren’t too many industries older than printing. Its origins go back to woodblock printing in 200AD. To try and understand the route that the art of printing has taken through to today’s digital formats, Diginate.com has created an infographic charting its history, and make some predictions for its future.
This infographic will take you through a few different types of ancient rings from different era’s. Era’s such as Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman and Medieval. The last 3000 years of history have left us with wonderful jewellery which reflects the changing tastes and often stories of the owners. Check out the following infographic to decide which period in time reflects your style best.
Learn some interesting facts about bubble wrap rolls, one of the extensively used packaging and shipping materials today. They offer a solid packing solution for most of the objects ranging from home furniture to all consumer goods. Its innovative and convenient form has earned the Bubble wraps the title of ”A Modern-Day Wonder”.
Here is a detailed list if interesting facts from Casinority.com related to the history of gambling in Australia. If you like gambling – this infographic will inform you everything you need to know about your hobby. Read about the developing of the different gambling spheres in Australia and find out lots of new exciting things.
In this infographic, Daffodil Hotel looks at some of the rituals used by Ancient Greeks, Romans, Indians and Egyptians and the modern day equivalent. They also give you budget and high end options that you can seek out in today’s market, so that you too can reap the benefits of these ancient rituals.
In 2017, the Converse All Star will turn 100 years old. While it is quite easy to trace the visual history of the All Star in men’s fashion starting in these periods, it is considerably more difficult to do so for women’s fashion. Here is an infographic related to the Converse All Star as it has appeared on women’s feet in popular culture which you can view and share below:
Alcatraz was one of the most famous prisons. It was a place for the hardest of criminals…such as Al Capone. You had to be tough to survive it. Prisoners had only four rights: food, clothing, shelter and medical care. And only one approved visit was allowed per month. Check out this infographic for more details about life at Alcatraz.