The subject of data storage has been given new life by an interactive infographic from Dell dubbed the ‘History of Data Storage’. Click on the static image to view the interactive version.
Train travel has come a long way since the 1800’s when it first originated in Salamanca. This infographic depicts exactly how much train travel has changed and where it’s at today. This includes the initial development of the first electrified suburban railway in 1904, to 1948 when British rail was the biggest company in the world with 700,000 employees to the development of the channel tunnel in 1994 and the privatization of British Rail.
How did the modern playground start? Believe it or not, you can thank the swing! The infographic below from AAA State of Play will walk you through the evolution from swings to playgrounds.
Lung cancer was not identified as a disease until mid1700. But it’s been around since the dawn of man. Now, scientists are out to find a cure…or more effective treatments. This infographic looks at the history of lung cancer and the hope for a cure.
Food trucks may have been around in the 1960′s, but they were not the type of food trucks that people were willing to wait on a huge line for, or the type of place that they would eat for lunch or even for dinner! The food truck industry has exploded over the past 10 years, with gourmet and specialty food trucks popping up all around the U.S.
Akita takes a look back at the technological advancements of the last decade, since the first electronic programmable computer was built in 1943, which is exactly 70 years ago this month.
This infographic from DiamondStudsWholesale.com takes a look at the history of diamond engagement rings and diamond stud earrings, focuses on the diamond buying process, looks at the typical life cycle of a diamond in a retail environment, moving from the hands of a trader, to when a jeweler sells the ring at a marked up price and even addresses retail sales as well.
This infographic from psychicfuture.com involves a variety of different psychic predictions from throughout our recent history, spanning back to Nosatradamus in 1555, all the way to Paul the Octopus in 2010.
Thanksgiving is a tradition that dates back to before the formation of the United States however most people know less about its origins than they think. For example, did you know that, contrary to popular belief, the first Thanksgiving on our shores was celebrated with Indians but not with Pilgrims and took place in what is now West Texas not in Plymouth, Massachusetts? In this infographic, you’ll find a collection of useful and interesting facts and figures about Thanksgiving.
When did the first Thanksgiving take place? How many miles do Americans travel to visit their families during Thanksgiving weekend? What is the heaviest turkey on record in the world weight? If these are questions you have been asking yourself every time Thanksgiving holiday takes place, then you’ll want to explore the following infographic entitled, “Demystifying Thanksgiving.”
The history of personal injury law is not a straight path by any stretch. Most personal injury historians would argue that there is no specific start to when personal injury law began, but legal historians do agree that legal systems have existed in some form since ancient history but usually as a more general common form of law.
Since the birth of the Internet, the way people consume information online has been in a state of constant evolution. Here is a timeline, put together by On.com, from Flickr to Instagram on the explosion of the visual web.
Cell phones were first invented back in 1973, with the first cell phone available to the public being the $3,995 Motorola DynaTac in 1983. Fast-forward to 2013, and there are 3.5 million cell phone users-including you! Computer Science Degree Hub has created an infographic explaining the history of the cell phone, the most popular models, and the top companies in the cell phone business.
We all use money to engage in commerce every day, but have you ever stopped and looked at the pictures of the people on your money and asked, “Who are you, and how did you end up there?” In this infographic, Chargeback.com takes a look at our currency in the U.S. and answer the question of who is on our money and why.