A Brief History In 1921, the first industrial station for the transformation of urban organic materials into compost was set up in Wels, Austria.  Today, gardeners generally are pretty enthusiastic about the concept of composting for their soils. Although the concept of breaking down organic materials into something your plants can utilize is an easy enough concept, many find it difficult to get started with the whole composting bin idea. If you are ready to jump into the composting world, it won’t be long before you ask yourself why you didn’t do it sooner, since all you truly need is an…

A Brief History In 1974, Roy Lloyd, a metal detector enthusiast, managed to find a high school class ring that had the initials “M.B” engraved. The ring was buried deep down a four inches lake of sand. He then found “Miles Baker” whom the ring belonged to. The ring had been lost for over 45 years before it got reunited with its owner. That shows how metal detecting is an important hobby before it ever became interesting or fun.   Metal detectors have come a long way since Alexander Graham Bell first invented them in 1881 to locate an assassin’s bullet…

A Brief History On August 15, 1281, the army and navy forces of the Mongol/Chinese Emperor Kublai Khan were destroyed at the Battle of Kōan, an attempt to invade and conquer Japan.  Aided by a fortuitous weather situation called by the Japanese a “Divine Wind” (or “Kamikaze” in Japanese), the Mongol forces were defeated, and Kublai Khan never did get to conquer Japan.  In fact, the great Khan had previously made an attempt at conquering Japan to add to his vast empire, back in 1271, and that attempt was also failed by a “Divine Wind!”  Genghis Khan and his grandson,…

A Brief History By the end of the Cold War in the early 1990s, the consensus in American education was overwhelmingly in favor of issuing homework to students of all grade levels.  The temptation to help your children, to make them stronger or smarter may end up with the kids losing their interests to the project and tasks. Many parents believe that if you do not control the process of ‘doing homework’, the child will study poorly; however, researchers from the University of Austin and Duke (USA) have shown that this is not the case, especially when you want to…

A Brief History On April 23, 1635, Boston Latin School was established and is both the first public school and oldest existing school in the United States of America.  Do you want to know the best tips for starting a new school? If yes, then you have come to the right spot. A school works as a base for your child’s future, and this is where they study to succeed. Surviving at new school can be frightening and nerve-wracking for your little one. Your kid must be anxious thinking about a whole new environment. He might be concerned about the…

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