- Data Processing Services Directory
Visit this data processing service provider directory for information about data processing services in the United States of America. The illustration on this page depicts a 20th century mainframe computer used for data processing.
- Artist Careers
This fine art artist page comprises information about artist careers in the United States of America plus a portrait of a fine arts artist in 16th century garb.
- American Revolution
The American Revolution was fought against the British Empire in the 18 century, in order for the 13 original colonies to gain independence from Great Britain.
Photo of an aneroid barometer. Barometers were invented during the 17th century by Evangelista Torricelli, and modern barometers operate similarly to those early mercury barometers.
Line drawing of a pilgrim hat, or capotain, which is a slightly conical hat with a tall crown and narrow brim. This type of hat was popular in England during the early 17th century.
- Credit Card Debt
Consumer use of credit cards rose dramatically during the late 20th century, fueled in part by real estate price increases that made homeowners wealthier. With the recent drop in home values, credit card debt has become a serious problem.
- The Game of Golf
Golf has come a long way since its roots in 15th century Scotland, where it was played with a bent tree branch and a small leather bag filled with feathers.
- Discovery of DNA
DNA wasn't recognized as genetic material for nearly a century after it was discovered. This website gives information about the history of DNA.
- Fly-Fishing Tips
People have been putting dinner on the table via fly-fishing since the third century AD, when wooden rods and lines made of horsehair were used.
- Squash Equipment
Invented in England early in the 19th century, squash came to North America in 1885. English-speaking countries have tended to dominate championship play.
The game of racquetball was developed, in primitive form, in 19th century England. This page discusses the history, playing environment, and rules of racquetball.
The game of squash was first played in England during the 18th century. This page discusses the history, playing environment, and rules of squash, as well as the differences between American squash and English squash.
- Watercolor Art History
The history of watercolor art is first documented in early cave dwelling paintings, but modern watercolor painting techniques emerged during the 15th century with the landscape paintings of Albrecht Durer.