Industrial History

The History of Brooms

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What is a Broom? We all know what a broom is: a cleaning tool made out of stiff fibers (plastic, hair, corn husks, etc.) attached and parallel to a cylindrical handle. In less technical terms, a broom is a brush with a long handle that is usually used in combination with a dustpan. And yes, brooms. .....

History of Stainless Steel

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Image Source: Terabass. Think back to the American automobile market ca. 1981… What’s the first thought that comes to mind? Nothing yet? Here’s a hint: the Back to the Future films. That’s right — The DeLorean DMC-12. What makes this car, or time machine if you will, so remarkable? Its .....