History of gelato
Written by Gelato Products
For centuries, people living in hot regions of the world have made efforts to create cold treats that may refresh their bodies in such conditions. The easiest natural ingredients such as water, natural flavors and snow are the most commonly used. It is in this attempts that gelato was developed. The history of gelato can be traced back to 16th century. There are however some confusion about its origin. The most influential...
The Implications of “Restraint of Trade”
Restraint of trade is very similar to the modern “non-compete” agreement that some businesses will have employees sign. The intention of the document in those days was to protect traders from divulging trade secrets. Employees, or business partners, would have to sign such a document.
The contract was always meant as a protective measure, but is only used in reasonable circumstances to defend a business’ intellectual property.
At face value,...
The 900 Ton Vessel that the Earl Of Cumberland Sailed On
By Phineas Upham
The Red Dragon, or the official title “The Scourge of Malice,” was a massive 38-gun flagship ordered by the Earl of Cumberland in 1595. The Earl’s goal was to create the largest ship known to any company, and while perhaps not the absolute largest is weighed somewhere between 600 and 900 tonnes.
The Earl departed with three other ships promptly upon christening the ship. His goal was the Spanish Main, but he was recalled by the...