The first postage stamp was produced in 1840, the result of a series of postal reforms implemented in the United Kingdom by Sir Roland Hill. The United States followed closely behind, with Benjamin Franklin and George Washington issuing the first... (Read More)
Alchemy, the forefather of modern chemistry, was established in medieval times and focused on converting base metals into gold. Other practitioners of this ancient art, spent their time trying to concoct an "elixir of life." Looking back on these... (Read More)
Moving is a time-consuming and expensive process. Once you find a new place to relocate to, you're required to pay a series of deposits, the first and last months rent and that's not even mentioning utilities. By the time everything is said and... (Read More)
Are you someone who enjoys wearing jewelry? Do you have a collection of rings, necklaces, earrings and chains? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, but rarely have time to perform proper cleanings on your own, you'll want to stop in... (Read More)
Are you a collector of stamps, coins, precious metals or Rolex watches? While the thrill of the hunt is always exciting, if you have little room for storage or an inability to display your finds, it's highly likely that these items are just... (Read More)
Hear the word metal detector and you're bound to envision an older man aimlessly wandering the beach; hair frazzled, skin completely sunburnt with an undying passion for finding that one big thing, be it a shipwreck or buried treasure.
While they... (Read More)
There's nothing more exciting than walking down the street when something shiny catches the corner of your eye. You look down and voila - it's a quarter! That's $.25, three more of those bad boys and you have a dollar. Think of all the things you... (Read More)
When a team of treasure hunters claimed they'd discovered the resting place of The San Jose galleon in 2015, many archeologists and experts scoffed at the idea. If true, it would mean that the "Holy Grail" of shipwrecks had been found after 300 plus... (Read More)
When you hear the term "bling" what comes to mind?
Gold chains, gaudy rings and platinum grills? Popular culture would have it this way, but fashionable gold, silver, platinum and more have been around for decades.
In fact, according to High... (Read More)