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How Advertising Helped Write History, Part 2

Don’t miss Part 1 of this fascinating series! And now, on to Part 2… Winning wars During the World Wars in the twentieth century, often a simple poster with a powerful message was enough to persuade people to do their … Continue reading

How Advertising Helped Write History, Part 1

Imagine standing in the dead center of Times Square. Aggressive flashing lights, pulses, and neon words play tug-o-war for your attention. Inviting music oozes from the glare of what seems like a thousand restaurants as errant street vendors grapple to … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday! Ancient Advertising

When was the last time you sat through an entire commercial? Perhaps during the Super Bowl? With today’s DVR, Netflix, Hulu, etc., being forced to suffer through 3 minutes of advertising is a thing of the past. Advertisers have had … Continue reading

The Americas

The Americas Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts Ancient Dentistry Part 1: Drills, Gemstones and Toothpaste! The Ancient Roots … Continue reading

Roman Empire

Roman Empire Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts Ancient Egyptian Blue: How the World’s First Synthetic Pigment Is Producing … Continue reading

British Isles

British Isles Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts AntiquityNOW Month and Ancient Horrors: Introducing Paul Hodge Celebrating National Coffee … Continue reading

Part 2, Tricks of the Trade: From Ancient Symbols to Modern Sensibilities—Imagination and the Power of Belonging

In Part 1, “Tricks of the Trade: From Ancient Symbols to a $70 Billion Brand” we looked at how symbols and branding have been around for millennia. Indeed, humankind has an innate need to belong, and to embrace that belonging … Continue reading