This incredible book provides a snapshot of the often surprising technologies developed by various ancient civilizations. Engaging illustrations, detailed timelines, and fascinating information bring back to life the ancient civilizations of Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia, Africa, China, and more. Read about iron smelting by the Celts; the construction of the Great Wall in China; how mummies were made and buried in Egypt; sword making in Japan.
A time of questions and new ways of thinking marked the scientific world during the Renaissance. Follow along as the greatest minds of the time make enormous leaps and bounds toward enlightened thinking. Learn how the role of a scientist evolved. See the efforts made to increase man's understanding of the natural universe.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Apple, the consumer electronics company that was founded in 1976 and today manufactures some of the world's most popular computer products.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and holdings of eBay, the online auction and shopping company that was founded in 1995 and today sells a multitude of collectibles and other consumer products.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Amazon.com, the electronic commerce company that was founded in 1994 and today is the largest online retailer in the United States.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of Facebook, the online social networking service that was founded in 2004 and today has hundreds of millions of users worldwide.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of CNN, the cable news channel that was founded in 1980 and today is one of the world's leading 24-hour television news networks.