What to Do if Your Social Security Number is Stolen

Of all the data to which a hacker can gain access, your Social Security number is one of the most problematic. The havoc they can wreak upon your life with those nine digits in hand is limited only by the scope of the usurper’s imagination. Sadly, security breaches in which this information is being compromised[…]

“More Lively Counterfaits”: Experimental Imaging at the Birth of Modern Science

Exploring forms of image making which pushed the boundaries of 17th-century book printing. This article, “More Lively Counterfaits”: Experimental Imaging at the Birth of Modern Science, was originally published in The Public Domain Review under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to reuse it please see: https://publicdomainreview.org/legal/ From infographics to digital renders, today’s scientists have[…]

How the Civil War Drove Medical Innovation

The federal government was able to spur innovation to meet the needs of the crisis. Introduction The current COVID-19 pandemic, the largest public health crisis in a century, threatens the health of people across the globe. The U.S. has had the most diagnosed cases – surpassing 6 million – and more than 180,000 deaths. But[…]

Two Surgeries, 800 Years Apart: Aztec Medical Technology and Today

An archaeologist’s hip surgery prompts him to think of the experience of a Puebloan woman who survived a terrible fall centuries ago. As an archaeologist, I’ve spent a lot of time wondering what life was like in the past. I’ve also been injured a time or two, and I’ve wondered if any of my nonfatal[…]

The Steampunk Doctor: Practicing Medicine in a Victorian Mechanical Age

Steampunk examines the consequences extraordinary medical discoveries can have on both individuals and societies. Abstract Influenced by both 19th-century literature and popular representations of science, the figure of the medical doctor in steampunk fiction is marked by ambiguity. At the same time a scientist, a wizard and a mechanic, the steampunk doctor exists halfway between[…]

Peculiarities of the Evolution of Machine Technology in Italy during 19th Century

Peculiarities were due to Italian reunification political issues as well as attitudes to science and technology combine with strong individualism. Abstract This paper deals with peculiarities of Italian Industrial Revolution on machinery by looking at aspects on enterprise developments and university frames. The outline showed a historical evolution that started in South Italy and after[…]

How Ancient Romans Kept Their Cool

Airflow, water fountains, and shade. Dark green leaves flutter in the breeze; water splashes in a fountain; the shade deepens along a covered colonnade. It might be a hot day, but it feels like the temperature has fallen a few degrees. That’s how a summer afternoon feels at the Getty Villa—and that’s how it might[…]

Innovations and Adaptations in the Medieval Islamic Renaissance

They improved ways of doing things that influenced the Scientific Revolution in Europe centuries later. Introduction In the Middle Ages, Muslim people developed a rich culture. Here are many contributions made by Muslims to world civilization. By 750 C.E., Muslims ruled Spain, North Africa, the Middle East, and much of central Asia. Over the next[…]

Gamecube ISOs As Your Chance to Play Classic Games on Modern Computers

Though the modern video gaming industry is constantly involved in the development and marketing of video games, sometimes, we want to go back to childhood and play some games we played as kids. We all remember a well-known gaming console that hit the market 19 years ago – the Nintendo GameCube Console. Fantastic gameplay, real[…]

Download GameCube Isos – Enjoy Classic Games on Your Device

The modern gaming industry is exceptionally engaging. You can play an awful lot of incredible games right from your mobile device being anywhere in the world. All these games have high-quality graphics, immersive sound effects and lots of other benefits that help you forget about your reality and dive into the adventures with your virtual[…]

Discoveries and Inventions in Ancient and Medieval China

Exploring discoveries and inventions made by the Chinese between about 200 and 1400 C.E. Introduction Over the centuries, Chinese scholars and scientists studied engineering, mathematics, science, and medicine, among other subjects. Their studies led to scientific and technological progress that was often far ahead of advances in the rest of the world. To understand the[…]

How Mobile Gaming Has Changed Over Time

Mobile gaming is an enormously popular sector of the video games industry, making up almost half of the industry’s total worldwide revenue, which is on course to exceed $200 billion in the next few years! Mobile gaming has brought gaming to a whole new audience, with millions of people worldwide playing games such as Candy[…]

‘The Medium Is the Message’: Marshall McLuhan Predicted the Internet and Its Dangers

McLuhan lives on today as the immortal saint of electronic culture. The 20th-century futurists were susceptible to making some incredible predictions.  2020 is already shaping up to be a hugely pivotal year, but now that we’re here we can look back and easily see just how inaccurate several predictions turned out to be.  For instance,[…]

4 Ways to Use Microsoft MS-100 Exam for IT Career Success. Are Practice Tests Important during Preparation?

Introduction The learning path that Microsoft takes you through while seeking a certification can make you nothing short of an expert in your field. That’s why for those seeking to be enterprise administrators, they should consider stepping out to the job market with a Microsoft badge. It’s essential, therefore, that they take and pass the[…]

Prehistoric and Ancient Native American Tools and Technology in Iowa

Exploring archery technology, the production of bone tools and ground stone tools, flintknapping, and prehistoric pottery. By Tim WeitzelHistoric Preservation Specialist Overview Paleoindian At the end of the last Ice Age, Iowa had a cool, wet climate and widespread coniferous forests. Paleoindian peoples (11,000_8500 BC) lived in small, highly mobile bands and hunted large game animals. Their tools[…]

Prehistoric Oldowan Tools

2.6-million-year-old tools from Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania. Introduction The appearance of simple stone tools, widely known as Oldowan tools or the Oldowan industry, marked the beginning of our technological revolution. To our knowledge, these artifacts appeared around 2.6 million years ago in the savannahs of Eastern Africa. Today, the Oldowan is still the earliest, universally acknowledged stone tool[…]

Vibrators Had a Long History as Medical Quackery before Their Use as Sex Toys

By the 1930s, vibrators were just another household electric appliance that could soothe your pains at the end of a long day. And then…. In the contemporary moment of sex-positive feminism, praises for the orgasmic capacity of the vibrator abound. “They’re all-encompassing, a blanket of electricity, that’ll course through your veins, producing orgasms you didn’t[…]

Medieval and Early Modern Windmill Architecture and Technology

Historical aspects in the transformation of the windmill’s architectural forms, structures, and elements. Introduction The modern wind-power engineering is one of the perspective directions of using ecological clean energy. Renewable energy sources used to ensure energy supply can be considered to be an upcoming trend for civil engineering [1-10]. The article deals with the historical[…]

Water: The Fuel for the Medieval Industrial Revolution

The owners of waterwheels and their mills were the first barons of industry after the so-called ‘Dark Ages’. Despite the greatest industrial complex of the Roman Empire being the imperial grain mill at Barbegal near Arles in what is now southern France, and the knowledge of gearing used for the mill, the waterwheel (the power[…]

Industrial Development during the Enlightenment

The Enlightenment’s chronology, spatiality, and content in the context of the Industrial Revolution. Introduction In 1997 Robert Darnton published a short article, entitled The Enlightenment: A Personal View, in which he was very critical of many recent studies of the topic. He set off by stating that ‘We live in an age of inflation’, a[…]

Climate Effects on Human Evolution and Technology

Key human adaptations evolved in response to environmental instability. Climate Fluctuation Paleoanthropologists – scientists who study human evolution – have proposed a variety of ideas about how environmental conditions may have stimulated important developments in human origins.  Diverse species have emerged over the course of human evolution, and a suite of adaptations have accumulated over[…]

A History of Science and Technology in China since the Ancient Han Dynasty

Among the earliest inventions were the abacus, the “shadow clock,” and the first flying machines. Introduction The history of science and technology in China is both long and rich with science and technological contribution. In antiquity, independent of Greek philosophers and other civilizations, ancient Chinese philosophers made significant advances in science, technology, mathematics, and astronomy.[…]

Tips to Help You Pick the Best Apps for Listening to Podcasts

Over the years, people have continued to enjoy getting information, entertainment, and relaxation all from the same source. Over the years, technology has continued to evolve, and now podcasts are available to us. It’s a relatively new technology that provides the information, entertainment, and relaxation we desire, even on the go. Thousands of podcasts are[…]

Exam Dumps – A Secret Tip to Nail Your Microsoft 70-487 Exam

Microsoft is one of the most trusted vendors when it comes to certifying IT professionals. Recruiting teams from international companies always give an advantage to candidates who add the Microsoft badge to their resume. If you have been building a career as a web developer for at least three years, already have the MCSA Web[…]