Robber Barons: “if the Shoe Fits Wear It”

Robber Barons: “if the Shoe Fits Wear It”

Robber Barons, is a phrase used by a number of historians  to characterize a particular group of unscrupulous American businessmen, who, by themselves, significantly transformed the late nineteenth century into their private game of “survival of the fittest”. To simply say that these men  were parasitic thieves absorbed in self-interest alone was for years the […]

United States Currency Gets a Face-Lift [Video]

United States Currency Gets a Face-Lift [Video]

The Department of the Treasury has announced that U.S. currency will soon get a face-lift. Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American to be put on U.S. paper money. She will be placed on the front of the $20 bill, replacing Andrew Jackson, who will be moved to the back. There will be other famous people appearing on […]

The Hands of Daylight Savings Time

The Hands of Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time (DST) happened on March 13, 2016. Patch reported that the hour sprang ahead by 2 a.m. Sunday. While the time change was automatic for most digital devices, analog clocks needed to be wound ahead by an hour to compensate for the difference. According to David Prerau, the country’s leading expert on the history of […]

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