The History of Wire Baskets

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When Was Wire Invented? A cylindrical and flexible strand of metal, evidence of wire has been found in archaeological sites dating back 5,000 years ago. Initially, wire was used in jewelry. Metal strips would be pushed through holes in stone beads so the metal would fold over into a tube shape. The .....

What Keeps a Forklift From Tipping?

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  Tipping forklifts can seem like an impossible task to the uninitiated. They can lift boats, after all. The excellent design of modern forklifts make them capable of carrying impressively large loads without breaking a sweat. Why then, do forklift accidents continue to happen? Eleven forkli .....

Where Are Eggo Waffles Made?

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  Eggo Waffles are synonymous with our childhoods. They've been around since 1953. Originally called "Froffles", the name was changed to "Eggo" in 1955 after much feedback about their waffles having an 'eggy' taste. The Kellog Company bought the brand in in 1968 and introduced the "L'eggo my Eg .....

The History of Signs

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When Were Signs Invented and How Have Signs Evolved? Signs have been around for just about as long as human civilization has existed. The ancient Egyptians used them, as did the Romans. Roman signs were used to mark milestones in travel or give directions to the biggest cities in the Empire. The sig .....

Cool GIFs – Awesome Industrial GIF Images

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Cool GIFs are making a return! The original GIF boom left graveyards of GIF content strewn across the internet. The trend died down as content became easier to share through video content such as Youtube. But now, partly due to Facebook's new "reply" feature, it's become increasingly popular to use .....