The History of The Oil Well Pumpjack


The Pumpjack

The overground drive for a countering piston in an oil rig, a pumpjack is used to automatically lift oil out of the well if insufficient bottom-hole pressure exists for the liquid to course all the way to the surface. Pumpjacks have been pumping oil for decades, and although some differences of opinion prevail as to the history of the oil well pumpjack, its construction can be approximated to the 1850’s. However, the pumpjack didn’t enter the fray until almost seventy years later.


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March 15, 2018

The History of Video Games


Way back in the early 1960s, a talented team of programmers led by Steve Russell developed the world’s first video game known as Spacewar. Much has changed, however, the fundamental of what makes a good video game is still the same now as it were back then.


Of course, as it ran on a DEC PDP-1 computer, not many people got to play Spacewar. For most people, their first introduction to the world of video games was Space Invaders, which was introduced in 1978.

Space invaders were designed and developed by Toshihiro Nishikado, while he was working for the Japanese company Taito Corporation. Although Space Invaders was a simple game …

February 25, 2018

The History of The Backstroke


Swimming The Backstroke

We all know what the backstroke is, but let’s learn a little more about this swimming style.  The English dictionary will give you two distinct meanings but today we will be diving into the swimming-related definition. The backstroke is a swimming style swum using the back when the swimmer is lying flat on the back while the arms are stretched above your head and the legs stretched backward. One of its key advantages as a swimming style is that a swimmer can breathe easily while facing upwards away from the water and a key disadvantage is that one can not be able to see where he or …

February 13, 2018

The History of Shaving


Razor Sharp History

Shaving is one of those customs that is taken for granted despite having a very rich and varied history. Since the earliest days of human existence, humans have always strived to reduce the amount of body hair that they had. This guide will chart the important periods in the history of shaving from the caveman era to modern day shaving apparatus.…

February 10, 2018

The History of Landscaping


The Art Of Landscaping

The landscape design has always been regarded as a sign of modern elegance, becoming more and more prestigious and popular. Undoubtedly, human love of nature remained unchanged for centuries. Nature has always remained an inexhaustible source of the vital forces of the inspiration.…

February 2, 2018

The History of Mechanical Door Locks


A lock is a means that is usually used to secure a drawer, lid or door by preventing access or use. A mechanical lock, on the other hand, is a device that keeps a door locked or closed until there is an activation of a release mechanism.…

January 18, 2018