Determining what the weather will be like later in the day or even tomorrow has been made much easier by the new technology available to us in recent decades. We not only measure air temperature, relative humidity and wind speed, we can see a realistic representation of approaching storms and other weather phenomena using radar [...]
Some people might ask another question first: Why did ancient Egyptians make mummies? The answer might seem obvious. They did it to preserve the bodies so that the person would have life after death. But then we come to the second question: How did they make mummies? How did they come up with just the [...]
Controversy has always surrounded the election process, in the United States as well as in other nations around the planet. In many cases, the problems stemmed from illegal voting (too many ballots, dead people registered and voting and so on). In some cases, paper ballots were destroyed or not counted so that certain candidates would [...]
The answer to the question “How did apartheid end” is: It didn’t happen overnight. It took many years of struggle and several different factors to put an end to the strict system of separation based on race.
Apartheid defined the image of South Africa for decades until people from all walks of life and several [...]
In the accepted system of dating human use of tools the Bronze Age is considered the second of three major ages. Human beings used stone tools for various reasons during a period of about 2.5 million years. Approximately 3,000 years before the birth of Christ there is archaeological evidence of a gradual shift to metal [...]
For thousands of years, people have used tools made from various materials. As scientists have uncovered evidence of past communities and civilizations they have found that human history is divided into at least three major “ages.” The Stone Age is considered the first of these long periods, based on evidence from archaeological digs and other [...]
For those who want to know how to apply for a Green Card the best advice would be to get started on the application process right away. The process can take a little time so it’s best not to wait more than a day or two at the most. It may be unwise to wait [...]
Applying for a United States passport is a relatively straightforward process if you have the correct personal documents. Basic instructions are available for a first-time application, for those who had a passport issued when they were under 16 or if the original passport was lost, stolen or damaged beyond use.
In addition, passports must be [...]
Human beings have used tools of some type for centuries. Archaeologists and others have defined certain periods of time in human history by the materials used to make these tools. In the case of the Iron Age, tools for cutting and shaping, as well as for fighting, were made of iron or steel.
In most [...]
We can go in two directions when trying to answer this question. It is possible to explain why government is important by touching the high spots, not focusing on a particular level of government. We could also look at the individual levels – city, county, state and federal, addressing the importance of each in great [...]