When you’re young, you learn to hate history! You wonder if studying history even does any good to your life later on. A phrase I read again and again in my history class was “Spice Trade”. Today, when I look at the spices in the Grand Bazaar (in Istanbul, Turkey where I live), I don’t […]
Before the “Dollar” there was the Thaler. Yes, the Dollar was referred to as the Thaler before. The Thaler was a silvercoin used throughout Europe for almost four hundred years. Its name lives on in the many currencies called dollar and until recently, the Slovenian tolar. Further, the name of the Romanian and Moldovan currencies […]
Chris Skinner of the Financial Services Club has done a remarkable job of writing a 5 series articles on Swiss Banking. They can be read on his blog.
Read Quote of Faisal Khan’s answer to Maps: Where can one see animated maps of various empires or culture’s control over the earth? on Quora
Here is a question that fascinated me when I first read it on Quora, What are the longest active wars in world history? The answer just may surprise you… Read Quote of Faisal Khan’s answer to Military History and Wars: What were the longest active wars in world history? on Quora