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A Brief History On September 7, 1997, the latest and greatest of America’s jet fighter air superiority fighter planes first took to the sky.  Incredibly complex, sophisticated, and of course, expensive, the Lockheed F-22 Raptor was designed to be a stealthy fighter that could take down enemy fighters and bombers without even being detected.  Despite its steep price, the fighter would be worth the cost if it could deliver on its promises.  Could it deliver?  Read on… Digging Deeper Back in World War II, several nations attempted to produce fighter aircraft specifically designed to out fight other fighters and provide…

A Brief History In 1983, the American cryptographer David Chaum conceived an anonymous cryptographic electronic money called ecash.  Cryptocurrencies have been around for a while now and we are well past the phase where people were doubting their long-term potential. There were some initial worries that the crypto market is nothing more than a passing trend and that it will all come crashing down eventually. And while we did see some major ups and downs along the way, certain cryptocurrencies have now established a proper place for themselves on the global financial market and it’s clear that they are here to stay. Many companies have…

A Brief History The early days of Blackjack are still a bit cloudy and pinpointing its true origin is still up for debate. Various versions of the game have been traced back to France, Spain, and some even believe that the ancient Romans were the initial inventors; however, the most popular researcher-led opinion shows us that blackjack most likely came about in France during the turn of the 17th century. The French were already keen card players and there was a game known as Vingt-en-Un, which translates to twenty-one, that gives us a strong indication that blackjack was born in…

A Brief History On August 27, 1859, oil was discovered in Pennsylvania, an event we used to list “10 Momentous Discoveries.”  In honor of that previous list, we take this opportunity today to list 10 things that people have not yet discovered (or rediscovered as the case may be), but things that would rate as “momentous” discoveries when and if we find them.  No significance is attached to the order listed, nor do we imply these are the most important things left to discover, just ones of particular interest or notoriety. Digging Deeper 1. Atlantis Even Donovan sang a popular…

A Brief History In the 1990s, the term “digital marketing” was first coined.  Market exercises meant to impart, transmit and trade messages and deals, which incorporate purchasers, clients, and other accomplices provide incredible incentive for associations. The term was created to actually allude to the digital/online market with products available to be purchased without leaving the house or office. From the business designing point of view, showcasing products online is a promoting system that is a blend of “the reason for getting clients’ interests and fulfillment” and activities related to different aspects of advertising. Digital marketing techniques, such as site…

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