How was the order of our alpha...

Jun 5, 2012 by

Is there any particular reason why A comes before B or that Z is the last letter of the alphabet? We delve here into the origins of this and the system of writing.

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The Printing Press – Tak...

Apr 10, 2012 by

Ideas changed the World : The invention of printing & the printing press like many innovation sevolved over time but there was one seminal moment when the printing press exploded on the scene and changed society forever.

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The Costa Rican Connection

Jan 3, 2012 by

On the other side of the World one of the sons of Guernsey is held in such high regard that he has appeared on bank notes and stamps and has made that country the wealthiest in Central America.

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Who is Father Christmas ?

Dec 9, 2011 by

Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Santa Claus, Sinterklass … whatever you call him he has a rich set of folklore and traditions surrounding him. But are they even the same person ?

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Remember Remember the 5th of N...

Nov 4, 2011 by

Remember, remember, the fifth of November, Gunpowder, treason and plot. We see no reason Why Gunpowder treason Should...

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Anno Domini – Origin of ...

Sep 30, 2011 by

Anno Domini or “the year of our Lord” is the dating system we use in the West and is all but the de-facto world standard...

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