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...
Bernie Ecclestone Thought Alejandro Agag Would Never Make His First Race
In 2012, Alejandro Agag, the Formula E head, formally announced the launching of an all-electric race series. Many thought it didn’t have much of a future. In fact, Bernie..
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..
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..
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..
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..
The Origin of Dog Training
From cruelty to kindness — how our approach to dog training has become more enlightened. Dog training used to be cruel, a system that thrived on punishment, threats, and..
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...
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..
The Etiquette of Networking: Enjoying While Making an Impression at Office Parties
It’s that time of the year again, and you must be confused with all the electronic invitations piling up in your inbox. It’s time to celebrate the year’s achievements..