Posts Categorized: History

  • Reference, Technology

    Timeline History Of Credit Cards

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    The U.S. populous is dealing with a debt crisis both as a collective, as well as in the personal. It’s big news! Below is a timeline of the Credit Card industry. by infoglyphs. Learn about data visualization software.   Do you have a correction or valuable addition to the timeline? Context matters! Click here and… Read more »

  • Reference, Sports

    Biggest NBA Draft Busts In History Timeline

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    The 2012-13 NBA Season is launching on October 31st.  After a strike shortened season in 2011 in which the Miami Heat dominated the Oklahoma Thunder in the season finals, as always, there are lots of stories to watch as they unfold. One of them to watch is the progress of number 1 draft pick Anthony… Read more »

  • Reference, Technology

    The Atari 2600 History Timeline

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    October 1977: The Atari 2600 console is released during the height of the handheld video game craze, by Atari, Inc. It retails at $199, a price point to this day that represents the benchmark for video game consoles. 8 additional games were sold seperately. Only 277,000 consoles were sold. Atari, Inc. also sells an OEM… Read more »

  • Politics

    Timeline: Tea Party Accusations Of Politically Inspired Violence

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    Is the Tea Party the victim of a rush to judgement in our political climate today? September 12, 2009:   A census-taker was found hanging in a tree at the Daniel Boone National Forest in Kentucky. Bill Sparkman, 51, was found dead in a remote portion of the national forest, south of Kentucky. He was… Read more »

  • Reference, Science

    Higgs Boson: The God Particle Timeline

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    The Higgs Boson Particle – Discovery and Significance The Higgs Boson particle has definitely gotten the scientific world all excited. Its discovery has actually been in the process for decades but it is only this year that the existence of the Higgs-Boson has been verified without question. Dubbed as the “God Particle”, some may say… Read more »

  • Politics

    The Operation Fast and Furious Timeline

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    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and specific departments within the  Justice Department finally figured out (or accepted the fact) that a majority of the guns used by Mexican drug cartels come from their side of the border (took them long enough). Hence, an operation to flush out both the smugglers as… Read more »

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