Solar power technology isn’t a new discovery. In fact, it was discovered way back 1800’s when Alexandre-Edmond Becquerel—a nineteen-year old French scientist—was experimenting with an electrolytic cell composed of two metal electrodes. He was surprised as he discovered that the materials would emit energy when exposed to light.
The town of Darwen is rich in history and its beginnings go back to medieval times. This informative infographic by CanvasDesign shows a timeline of some of Darwen’s most iconic events. From Beatrix Potter to Gandhi visiting, Darwen has it all.
Have you ever wondered what was the very first website to debut online or who was the intelligent person to build something called a website and how did it look then? Web design trends have come a long way since 1990. This infographic takes a the history of web design and the people who made it happen.
In this age vaporizers and custom glass account for the vast majority of smoking devices sold. However, tobacco connoisseurs have long since enjoyed their herbs of choice through a variety of devices. Smoking may be frowned upon but the fact of the matter is human beings have enjoyed this habit for years. Check out the following infographic to see what other types of smoking devices were popular through the ages.
This infographic is an exciting journey through the almost unbelievable world of sharpshooting. It highlights the achievements of well-known marksmen, snipers and sharpshooters throughout history. Continue reading to find out who was able to empty a 5 shot revolver in 0.57 seconds and more amazing facts about the heavy hitters in this sport of skill.
In recent years, bars have evolved from solely a place to drink and socialize, to an environment that now is recognized for its artistic interior design, fine wine selections, quality hand-crafted beers, and even its history. What once began as a public house, most bars harbor a great amount of historical significance, some as far back as The American Revolution.
Can you imagine what the world without Microsoft Office suite was like? For most of us that is impossible to imagine. Find out everything about beginnings of Microsoft Office and its rise to glory in this interesting infographic.
The evolution of the television has changed massively over the years from big boxy retro TV’s to Large curved flat screen TV’s. Travel back in time and take a look at the first ever TV called the Baird in this infographic.
The continuing progress of modern technology has produced wonderful new games and toys for children. However, there’s something inherently charming about the toys of decades past that today’s parents and grandparents grew up with. From the most basic sock toys that were a hit in 1800s to the Rubik’s cube that was introduced in 1974, all these classic toys have given everyone a sense of nostalgia and awesome memories.
The bourbon your great-great-grandpa drank might have contained battery acid and tobacco spit. Learn more about the history of bourbon from this infographic, brought to you by Old Forester.