Confederate Madness Then and Now
The United States had done so the same year after a clause in the original U.S. Constitution that guaranteed freedom to import human beings expired. Britain then went much further, eventually abolishing slavery throughout its empire in 1833. But in the ...
July 14, 2015
30 of the world's best hotel bars
The bar has a wine list of biblical proportions and an equally vast selection of local and imported liqueurs. Cocktails are . Carved into a broken stone wall, decked out in leather and metal and illuminated by purple mood lighting, this bar feels ...
Dairy Queen: The Legacy of Ellen, Indiana's Most Famous Cow
Eventually they backed off corn and gave her hay, but when the bloating continued, they had to insert a fistula—a metal circle the size of a 50-cent coin that allowed the steady release of built-up methane—in front of her left hip. There was nothing ...
July 21, 2015
Life after death: the science of human decomposition
Javan's study suggests that this “microbial clock” may also be ticking within the decomposing human body, too. The first bacteria they detected came from a sample of liver tissue obtained from a cadaver just 20 hours after death, but the earliest time ...
May 5, 2015
What Caused Capitalism?
Miniature of Richard of Wallingford, Abbot of St. Albans, mathematician and inventor of a mechanical astronomical clock. Local societies resisted change and resented being viewed as backward, condemned as hewers of wood and drawers of water ...
April 20, 2015
British Schindler Saved 669 Kids From Nazis
His paternal grandparents had settled in Britain in the mid-19th century and his father was a businessman who imported glassware from Bohemia. His mother moved to London from Germany in 1907. Despite his background, he was brought up as a Christian, ...
July 4, 2015
What It Really Means to Eat a Big Mac at the Arctic Circle
Every year in the dead of winter, usually the Japanese imports were the last cars left on the road, but in 1989, even some of the Toyotas had given up. In that kind of weather, automatic doors would freeze open or closed, so they'd have to be disabled....
April 9, 2015
Next Crisis: Worldwide Government Bond Crash
There is an old saying on Wall Street: “The larger the asset bubble ... and devaluation over the last eight weeks. With China slashing imports by a third, commodity prices are plunging across the globe. Once high-growth, resource-driven economies ...
August 17, 2015
Invoke that old time feel
A nice wall clock will suit any interior, as the variety of models of wall clocks is truly amazing. Wall clocks can be made of wood, glass, metal or plastic; they may have different shapes and colours. A wall clock can be used in any room of your house.
August 2, 2015
AK Steel Applauds U.S. International Trade Commission Preliminary Ruling Against Unfairly Traded Imports of Corrosion-Resistant Steel
If foreign producers attempt to "beat the clock" by making massive shipments ... http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ak-steel-applauds-us-international-trade-commission-preliminary-ruling-against-unfairly-traded-imports-of-corrosion-resistant-steel ...
July 15, 2015
Use wall clocks to enhance home decor
Every room in my house has a different kind of clock ... Decorative wall clocks come in many varieties and are easily available says interior designer Sheetal. Some are handcrafted and made of wood; there are others that are made up of metal, or plastic ...
May 23, 2014
Autos: Volkswagen Beetle clocks 65 iconic years in the U.S.
Many may have thought Pon was as odd as the rear-engined, air-cooled metal cockroach he imported. By the end of the year, another was sold. That was an inauspicious start for Volkswagen in the U.S., but as we know, it turned out pretty well. More than ...
February 21, 2014
Norasen Wall Clock
Rustic charm and beach style accents merge in the Norasen Wall Clock to create a dynamic look. Featuring vertical wood panels and silver three-dimensional numbers, this clock has a simple, natural feel. A braided rope handle allows for easy hanging.
December 10, 2013
China Metals Demand Slower, Not Lower
While it’s true Chinese demand for commodities has slowed, as its economy cools, a new report by Wood Mackenzie points out that China ... They were helped higher by Chinese imports in September, which last month were at their highest level in more ...
October 17, 2013