The term of superpower defines a state with great economic and politic power that could influence events following its own interests. The concept of superpower was used for the first time in 20th century after the World War II. At that time United States, the British Empire and the Soviet Union were considered the superpowers. If we take a look back in history we can easily conclude that other states could fit the term. These extinct superpowers are Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Persian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the Roman Empire, the Mongol Empire, Portuguese Empire and the Spanish Empire. (more…)
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The TV is nowadays a very important factor in our everyday life, the people watching more TV than ever before. Recent studies show that the average time spent by members of a U.S. household in front of the TV is around eight hours. The TV shows usually attract more viewers than any other programs, and the most successful TV shows always register high peaks of viewing rate.
Taking into consideration the audience share, popularity and their importance in the world of television the top ten TV shows of all time are: (more…)
In two centuries of great history, the United States of America had 44 presidents. Some of them were exceptional figures while others are long forgotten. The times were both good and bad, the presidents having a great importance in how things developed during their office.
There were many important presidents that had a significant positive influence in the history of the United States it’s rather difficult to choose just ten. This is the list of top ten US presidents created with much effort and maximum severity regarding their positive role in history: (more…)
When Barack Obama was invested as the 44th United States president in January 2009, many thought he is the second youngest president in the entire United States history. Well they were wrong, but not by far.
Obama was 47 years and 169 days the day he became president, and despite his young age, he is the fifth youngest president of United States.
The youngest U.S. president was Theodore Roosevelt, born in 1858 and invested as president in September 1901. He was only 42 years and 322 days old at that point and served in office eight years, until March 1909. (more…)
The stories of Russian and American spies during the Cold War were good novel and movie scenarios for a long period of time. In the past ten years no one paid attention to these stories any more, because nobody believed that these powerful countries continued their spying activities. The recent developments proved us that we ere all wrong. (more…)