Who would have thought that these little letters that we type out on our keyboards could have such a colorful history? We see different fonts in magazines, print, advertisement, campaigns - even text messaging. But have you ever given much thought as to how these unique fonts came to be?
Instead of soul-searching in the decade of capitalistic fervor, why not make ourselves front and center during the filming of some of the greatest cinematic bath tub scenes of all time? Can you imagine hopping in the tub and setting the dials to appear with Jayne Mansfield or Angelina Jolie? We sure can!
At any given time there are roughly 20 active volcanoes around the world, and there are 16 volcanoes called "Decade Volcanoes;" that are currently noted to have a history of large eruptions and a proximity to populated areas. Imagine the cost if one of those erupts.
What do we really know about Hugh Hefner?. Since 1953 there has been one man that has stood for democracy, free speech, civil rights and homosexual rights, all while being one of the world's foremost experts on the nude magazine centerfold and having multiple girlfriends at a time. That man is a legendary patriarch of the Playboy empire, Mr. Hugh Hefner. But while we all know the name ant the instantly recognizable smoking jacket, do we really know anything the man? Here are some facts about Hugh Hefner to add bit of humanity to the legend.
This illustration of the history of solar power shows exactly how solar power has evolved through the government's policy as well as the increasing financial benefit as traditional energy sources have become more expensive and the costs of going solar have dramatically decreased.
It’s been an auspicious week for Apple and its much-touted wonder device. We thought it appropriate to take a look back at the history of the iPhone, its many iterations, and the cultural and economic contexts in which the various devices were introduced.