The phase of modernism in the arts points back to the idealistic search for the truth, the rejection of the old traditions from the Victorian era, and the welcoming of industrial-age..
Could This Be the English Farmhouse That Inspired “Wuthering Heights”?
Literary history is up for grabs, if you have the means. In 1847, Emily Bronte published what would be her only novel, that is now considered an English literature classic. The..
The Lost History of American River Communities, Revisited by an Artist in a Shantyboat
Wes Modes is documenting life along America’s waterways. American rivers used to be home to thousands of people, particularly during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Families..
Stolen ‘Life’ Magazine Returned After Half a Century
The Cuyahoga County Public Library, through its Parma branch, received a highly unusual package delivered by the US Postal Service. Inside it was a personal note, along with a..
Ancient Inscriptions by American Whalers Discovered Among Aboriginal Petroglyphs
Researchers believe the sailors were commemorating their voyages. The Dampier archipelago is home to about a million petroglyphs that are carved in many places across its 42 islands..
Hippocratic Doctors Had This Strange Tip for Couples Who Wanted a Girl
Doctors in Ancient Greece wrote recipes to cure their patients’ ailments and even determine the sex of their children. Hippocratic doctors used to say that Greek women’s wombs..
Take a Look at King Tut’s Tomb’s Major Restoration
It took conservators about ten years to upgrade the burial chamber of Tutankhamun, the boy king. After a decade of detailed work, painstakingly restoring structures and intricacies..
How America’s Most Iconic Brewers Survived The Alcohol Prohibition Years
On January 17, 1920, a constitutional ban on the sale, importation, production, and transportation of alcohol made America a dry country. For thirteen years, the nation’s top brewers..
10 Fascinating Things You Should Know About the Maya Civilization
A Maya Pyramid was discovered as recent as 2015 This discovery in 2015 simply means that there still remains a lot of work to be done by archaeologists. The track that maps out..
Fascinating Facts About the Titanic
There have been many accounts created about what happened to the RMS Titanic during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City, on April 10th, 1912. Its sinking was one..