Why is US Paper Money Green?

Why is US Paper Money Green?

greenback Early Printing of U.S. Paper Currency In Article I of the U.S. Constitution, ratified on June 21, 1788, Congress was granted the power to “coin money” and “regulate” its value, but not to issue paper money. The result of…

The Major Company That Played the Most Expensive Game of Rock, Paper, Scissors Ever

The Major Company That Played the Most Expensive Game of Rock, Paper, Scissors Ever

While you’ve probably never heard of Maspro Denkoh, a Japanese company founded in 1952 that makes various TV reception equipment, among other things, they will likely forever be remembered in the annals of business lore thanks to a rather oddball…

How does an Etch a Sketch Work?

How does an Etch a Sketch Work?

How does an Etch a Sketch Work? An Etch a Sketch is a remarkably simple device. The primary components are just a small sheet of glass; a stylus controlled by two knobs; very fine aluminum powder; and tiny plastic beads.…

How To Win At Rock Paper Scissors

How To Win At Rock Paper Scissors

think rock paper scissors as a random game a chance? that is probably why you aren’t winning here’s a little science and dirty psychology to sharpen your game and help you totally dominate rock paper scissors first Throw if you’re…

Who Invented Rock, Paper, Scissors and What’s the Best Way to Win Consistently?

Who Invented Rock, Paper, Scissors and What’s the Best Way to Win Consistently?

Jay Soy asks: Who invented rock, paper, scissors? Hand based games have been around seemingly as long as humans have been humaning. As to the exact genesis of Rock, Paper, Scissors, however, this appears to originate in hand games from…

What if there was a black hole in your pocket?

What if there was a black hole in your pocket?

What would happen to you if a black hole the size of a coin suddenly appeared near you? Short answer: you’d die. Long answer: it depends. Is it a black hole with the mass of a coin, or is it…

Who Invented the Pencil Sharpener?

Who Invented the Pencil Sharpener?

For years, the knife was the most commonly used tool to sharpen the wooden writing instrument known as a pencil (which historians believe was invented in the 15th or 16th century). But whittling the wood away to eventually produce a…