Tag: History

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The Monuments Men Special Giveaway

The Monuments Men is the latest movie directed by George Clooney. This awesome WWII movie revolves around the story of  the “Monuments Men”, a group of approximately 345 men and women from thirteen nations who comprised the MFAA section during World War II. Many were museum directors, curators, art historians, artists, architects, and educators. Together […]

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The Monuments Men: Photo Call & Press Conference

Publicity began yesterday as some of the key players from THE MONUMENTS MEN gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California for a photo call, followed by a press conference. In attendance were George Clooney, Matt Damon, (the very lovely) Cate Blanchett (who was glowing after the announcement of her Oscar nomination), John Goodman, […]

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Happy Birthday Mr. Transistor!

Information has become a science itself. Or very close to it. One could argue, in fact, that the transistor was the most important breakthrough of the 20th century because subsequent advances in other scientific fields relied on the computing power made possible through integrated circuits and semiconductors. How was that possible? A Bit of History […]