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What’s The Buzz About Radios, Anyways?

Radios: we use them every single day. But have you ever thought about how this radio originated? This seemingly life-changing invention has come so far when we look at it. We will not only talk about how the radio came to be what it is today but also why it is so important to life as…

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A Brief History of Lladros

The Early Years In 1953, Juan, José, and Vicente Lladró created their very first experiments in the creation of Lladros. They carefully began designing pieces to peak the public’s interest. By 1955, the brothers began making sculptures clearly influenced by the trends of the 1950s. They created their works out of porcelain. By 1958, the three…

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Say Cheese: The History Of Cameras

Cameras: we use them for small intimate moments, momentous occasions, and for every reason in between. Have you ever wondered how this wonderful technology came to be? Let’s dig in and find out more about how the camera has gotten to where it is today. The Early Years 1500s The first camera-like technology came about…

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Groovy Things To Know About Vinyl Records

Vinyl records go by a handful of names, such as phonograph records, vinyl, gramophone records, and just plain old record. No matter what you call them, we all know what they are. Vinyl was the primary medium used for music reproduction until later on in the 20th century. It was later on ousted by the compact…

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The Age Old Debate: Coke vs. Pepsi

Where Did It All Begin? Coca-Cola Things began in 1886 when Coca-Cola was originally created. Pharmacist John S. Pemberton created the well-known drink because he wanted something that would bring him commercial success. Sadly, Pemberton passed away 2 years later. It was Asa Griggs Candler who then rescued the business in 1891. Candler then took on…

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The History Of Milk Bottles And What To Look For

The History The first home milk deliveries began in rural Vermont in 1785. That’s quite a long time ago, isn’t it? When milk delivery began, the milkmen would fill the customers’ own jugs. However, it’s not clear when exactly milk bottles replaced the old method of milk delivery. The first patent for a milk container…

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The History of Mason Jars

Living here in the South, we’ve all heard of mason jars. Actually, they’re quite a staple item in one’s home. There are the original Ball mason jars, there’s the new take on mason jars in a variety of colors, and much more. But, where did these mason jars even come from? We’ll delve into that great…

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Shopping For Antiques & Collectibles Is Great For The Environment

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Well, you can say that again. The saying is fairly true when it comes to most things. There’s no limit to what people will throw away nowadays, a symptom of our inclination toward over-consumption. We all have too much stuff. Even if you think you’ve slimmed your closet or house down…

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Pepsi Looney Tunes Collectible Glassware

Glass collecting has become a popular hobby. One popular area of promotional glass collecting was the Welch’s Jelly Glasses. The interest in these glasses has been increasing over the years. There were twenty-six different sets of Welch’s glasses dating back to 1953. It all started with Howdy-Doody and has gone on to include Davy Crockett, the Flintstones,…

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History of Keys

A key is a device that is used to operate a lock (such as to lock or unlock it). A typical key is a small piece of metal consisting of two parts: the blade, which slides into the keyway of the lock and distinguishes between different keys, and the bow, which is left protruding so that torque can be applied by the user.…

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