How to Create the Perfect Man Cave

Summary: If you are interested in designing your own man cave, continue reading for some tips to consider.   There is no denying that it is fun living with your wife and kids. Having everyone under one roof can be a blast but it is only natural to want some time alone. Maybe you need […]

The green smoothie

Written by Costbuys Green smoothies are the latest health fad to hit the internet. Everyone is blending a combination of greens and fruit and expecting miracles. However, unlike other fads, done correctly, green smoothies have many potential benefits. The primary benefit is an increase in the intake of vitamins and minerals from the greens. Sadly, […]

Furniture Quality Can Make or Break Your Camping Trip

Summary: Camping can be a fun and exciting opportunity to experience nature. Follow these tips to make sure your furniture is adequate for the trip. The busyness of daily life can be both overwhelming and stressful. If you feel the need to get away for a short period of time and recharge, then a camping […]

Kenneth Arrow’s Theory on Why Fair Voting is Impossible

Article written by Life as a pet In America, the election cycle is elevated to a level that is nearly sacred. The sanctity of the ballet box relies on our ability to trust that we are voting independent of the influence of others. However, fair voting goes one step further: requiring that voters derive sensible […]

Before You Get a Divorce, Consider Everything

Article written by Buddah Lounge, a blog about various topics Walking down the aisle, you probably thought you would have a fairy tale ending to your love story. However, reality is that many marriages end in divorce. If you are considering divorce, you need to talk to one of the Long Beach divorce lawyers. There […]

Betty Shabazz: The Wife of Malcolm X

By Phineas Upham Betty Shabazz was born Betty Dean Sanders, but her birthplace is unknown. She claimed it was in Detroit, Michigan, but records from the period seem to indicate that she had been born in Georgia. Her father abused her, and the state stepped in to take her from her home when she was […]

The Effects of the Civil War on New York City

By Phin Upham At the time of the American Civil War, New York was finding itself in a very delicate place. As a financial and economic hub, the city relied on the robust Southern economy. This economy was fueled largely by slavery, which was near universally opposed by the North. New York profited from the […]

Henry Flagler: One of the Founders of Standard Oil

Article written by A to Z Dog, all about dogs, articles, tips and more Standard Oil was not a venture John Rockefeller created, per say. It grew from Rockefeller’s inspiration, but he is quoted as saying that the idea belonged to Henry Flagler. Flagler is an interesting character in the history of Standard Oil. He […]

The Importance of the Erie Canal

By Phineas Upham During the early 1800s, most transport of goods was confined to using pack animals. In some cases, those animals might draw a cart that could carry more than 250 pounds, but that was about the most one could hope to move any great distance without a great deal of hassle. New York […]

The Early Days of the NYSE

By Phineas Upham, When the South Seas Company sold its shares at exorbitant prices, many investors were taken for a ride. By1711, the company was worth roughly 1,000 British pounds per share, but the value would plummet within nine years. That event became known as the South Seas Crash and it caused the governmet, which […]