According to the U.S. Marshals Service, one of the earliest uses of fingerprinting for purposes of identification dates to ancient Babylon, about 4,300 years ago, when merchants used fingerprints on clay tablets to final... More »

The oil-on-canvas painting of Jesus by American artist and poet Akiane Kramarik, called "Prince of Peace: The Resurrection," was created by the child prodigy when she was just 8 years old. She says her religiously themed... More » Art & Literature Fine Art Painting

Fingerprinting uses digital scanning technology to take an imprint of a person's fingerprints. The most common form of fingerprinting is rolled fingerprints. This type of fingerprinting requires the person to thoroughly ... More » Government & Politics Crime

The full cost of a computer purchased for business purposes can be claimed over five years. It can be claimed in the first year, divided with 50 percent claimed the first year or distributed over the five-year period. More » Business & Finance Business Resources Accounting

The history of the ginger plant dates back thousands of years, when Indian and Chinese cultures harvested it for food flavoring and medicinal applications. Since then, the ginger root has been successfully cultivated in ... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Though dates vary, it is estimated that the first people began riding horses between 5,000 and 6,000 years ago, possibly in the Kazakhstan region. Bit wear was discovered on a set of horse teeth dating back to that era o... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Outdoor Adventure

Science projects for kids that involve fingerprints include identifying whether surface temperatures have an effect on fingerprints and whether family members have similar fingerprints. Other project ideas include determ... More » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum