The First Movie Ever Made: What, When, Who, Why, Where, and How

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With modern-day smartphone technology giving us the ability to make a high-quality movie almost instantly, it’s hard to believe there was a time before making a movie was simple, cheap, and easy. In fact, for many years, the most engaging records of the past were the stories told by your parents and grandparents, and later …

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Sputnik: A Brief History of the Dawn of the Space Race

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On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union became the first nation to reach space. The Sputnik 1, so named for the Russian word used conversely for both “companion in travel” and “satellite,” became the first man-made object to be placed in low earth orbit.[1] The ignition of the Soviet missile that carried Sputnik into the …

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History of Space Exploration

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The moon, for early modern Englishmen , was comfortingly familiar yet achingly distant. Countrymen looked to the moon, “the queen of heaven,” to understand “alterations and changes of humors, times, seasons,” and perturbations of “man’s body, the air, and all other things under her orb.” The moon and its phases helped regulate mundane activities, from …

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The History of Social Media: Social Networking Evolution!

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Social media has become an integral part of all of our lives. We use it to connect with friends and family, to catch up on current events, and, perhaps most importantly, to entertain ourselves. This is why just under 70 percent of Americans, and more than 2.6 billion people globally, use social media. However, this …

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