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Over the course of human history, certain civilizations developed huge advantages against their rivals. In chronological order, here are the five most dominant economic empires the world has seen so far.
Have courage and blaze a trail with advice from the history-making activist on the anniversary of his birth.
We live in a nation that celebrates small business and encourages people to create an idea and make it their own.
The owners of Connecticuts Griswold Inn explain why staying family-owned is their plan for business -- for the next 100 years.
"We've crushed cars and motor homes. We've even driven tanks through barns," says founder Tony Borglum
The Smithsonian will launch an American Enterprise exhibit in 2015 that will run for at least the next two decades. Here's an inside look at some of the objects to be featured.
A lot of exciting ideas are nothing more than recycled old ones with a fresh twist.
The Nelson brothers were staggered to discover on a country drive one day that their great-great-great grandfather owned and operated one of the largest whiskey distilleries in pre-Prohibition America.
On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done.
With St. Patrick's Day upon us, the 'luck of the Irish' is in full swing. Here are a few Irish disruptors and what you can learn from their journey.
The documents franchises offer tell part of the story, but franchisees need the full history before committing to anything.
What entrepreneurs can glean from William Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley.
After thousands of years, the marketplace has experienced a tectonic shift.
A California transplant helps the past come alive for patrons of her small-town Tennessee antiques store.
Mike Wolfe, creator and star of the TV show American Pickers, is leveraging a popular passion for the past to build the multimedia empire of the future.
How a commercial shoot for the History Channel's hit show brought several blocks of downtown Nashville to a halt one hot summer afternoon.
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