The first British robot, Eric, was exhibited  in 1928 at the Model Engineers Society in London. Eric could sit, stand, and  delivered a speech via radio signal.

Home Depot first came onto the scene in 1979, when its two original stores opened in Atlanta. Before that, founders Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank mulled over what they would name their new business.

Is Home Depot pet friendly? Can you bring dogs in Home Depot? According to the National Canine Research Association of America.

Lowe's has been in business about 30 years longer than Home Depot. Home Depot has 2,284 stores in North America, while Lowe's has about 2,370.