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The Concept of New York’s Sixth Borough

By Samuel Phineas Upham Most people have heard, or at least know about, New York’s Five Boroughs. People outside New York probably can’t name them all, and most inside New York have little or no connection to the history of these boroughs. New York City has always been a place where nothing is static. Surges of immigrants passed through New York harbor, which has changed with the years and the industries as well. In many...

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...

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...

Construction of the Erie Canal

By Samuel Phineas Upham The Erie Canal was an important part of New York history and city infrastructure that would have lasting impacts on transportation and the movement of goods. So one is left wondering why the Canal’s construction was left to novice engineers and surveyors. The answer has to do with infrastructure at the time, which is to say there wasn’t much. Civil engineers didn’t exist, and judges had only set...

NASDAQ: The New Face in Town

By Samuel Phineas Upham For the first two centuries of its existence, the New York Stock Exchange faced no real domestic competition. The London Stock Exchange was becoming the standard overseas, but the NYSE was fast becoming its own important economic indicator. In fact, it would become the most important stock exchange in the world by the early 1950s into the 1970s. That was after surviving the Great Depression and the...

Five Last Minute Items to Make Sure You Have Befor...

Written by: Gelato Products Summary: Don’t forget these must-haves for your party. Planning a child’s birthday is a pretty hectic job for any parent, and there are bound to be some last minute things slipping your mind. If you’re hours away from guests and frantically wondering whether you’ve gotten everything you need, this list of forget-me-nots might help you. Ice Cream Supplies If you’re going to serve a bunch...

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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,...

Gelato Consumption on the Rise in the USA

Written by Gelato Products The surge in popularity in terms of consumption of the gelato in the USA needs to be analyzed within its context and in comparison to the general market for ice cream. Different types of sorbet along with gelato make up the ice cream market. Figures provided by market analysts show that the global market for ice cream has seen an expansion of up to 8.7% during the first half-decade of the 21st...