Posts Categorized: History

  • Reference, Sports

    History of NFL’s Single Season Rushing Yardage Record Timeline

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    1970: Larry Brown Washington Redskins 1125, 14 game season, First season of AFL-NFL merger 1971: Floyd Little Denver Broncos 1133 1972: O. J. Simpson Buffalo Bills 1251 1973: O. J. Simpson Buffalo Bills 2003First 2,000-yard NFL season; NFL record 143.1 yards per game 1974: Otis Armstrong Denver Broncos 1407 1975: O. J. Simpson Buffalo Bills… Read more »

  • Finance, Politics

    Community Reinvestment Act Timeline

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    Did changes to the original CRA create the U.S. “Debt Bomb” as some claim? The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA, Pub.L. 95-128, title VIII of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1977, 91 Stat. 1147, 12 U.S.C. § 2901 et seq.) is a United States federal law designed to encourage commercial banks and savings associations to help meet the needs of borrowers in all segments of their communities, including low- and moderate-income… Read more »

  • Reference, Technology

    The History of the OUYA Gaming Console

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    July 3, 2012: Ouya was announced as a new home video game console, led by the CEO of Boxer8, Julie Uhrman. July 10, 2012: Ouya started a Kickstarter campaign to gauge how many people were interested in the project.  Boxer8 confirmed having a working prototype] with in-progress software and user interface. Boxer8 is expected to… Read more »

  • History, Reference, Technology

    Project Google Glass Timeline

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    Alphabet X, Google’s “moonshot” branch, has unveiled a reboot of the original eyeglass-like wearable called Glass Enterprise Edition. As the name suggests, it’s not aimed at the public at all. Despite its many foibles, Glass turned out to be very useful for workers, so the new version targets businesses to help workers do their jobs better.

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