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.
With a history spanning 600 years, it’s not surprising that there’s more to coffee than meets the eye. The earliest evidence of coffee cultivation comes from the port of Mocha in Yemen in the 15th Century. By the 16th Century, coffee had spread to the Middle East, Turkey and Persia (now Iran). Today, $4 billion is spent each year importing coffee to the U.S. As coffee drinking has become more prevalent around the world, different styles of coffee drinks have been introduced.
London has a very rich and varied royal history. Almost all of the main royal residences are based there and most are open for tourists to visit. This infographic enables visitors to the city to gain a quick insight into the stories behind each site, ensuring they choose the residences they will enjoy most on arrival in the UK’s capital.
It’s no surprise that Microsoft is the preferred supplier of operating systems across the globe. Take a walk down memory lane with this infographic from Best STL, detailing the complete history of Microsoft from the birth of Bill Gates in 1955 to the modern day.
This infographic contains some cool facts about 26 types of dinosaurs, all alphabetically arranged from A to Z. Discover where these creatures lived, when they were alive and about features like their height, length and weight.
This Automotive History infographic showcases the history of car brand logos and retired vehicles. The history and evolution of automobiles helps us see and realize how far the automotive industry has come in such a short period of time and how we got there. As technological advances continue and consumer needs change, so do the vehicle models released and retired by the car companies.