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..
Painful Beauty Gadgets That Thankfully Never Made it
Ironically, These Beauty Devices Were Designed to Torture People Chances are you’re not a supermodel (because nobody’s perfect, right?) Take it from the cosmetic industry that..
The Language We Speak Affects Our Perception Of Life
Many experts believe that language determines thought. How an individual reacts to everyday life is affected by the vocabulary they have learned through their informative years...
5 Strange Ancient Customs You Probably Never Heard of In History Class
From injurious bloodletting to suffocating Victorian corsets, you think you’ve heard it all when it comes to outlandish rituals we’ve abandoned, thankfully. Well, if you aren’t..
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 and you know..
Sports Throughout The Ages
It’s really hard to choose a starting point in the world of sports when it dates back to the beginning of humankind. At the very least, the history of sports began around 3000..
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..
Mark Cuban Might Swim in the Shark Tank of Politics
Considering that there’s a representative for a reality television star to be picked out to the highest office in the nation, it shouldn’t come as a surprise when followers and..
Dinosaurs Were “Thriving” Before Asteroid Hit
Dinosaurs were actually “flourishing” before an asteroid struck the planet and eventually drove these creatures out of existence, according a new study. This negates the myth that..
How These Women Got The Raise They Deserved, And How You Can Too!
Everyone knows that women get less pay than men. It's a known fact that for every dollar a man earns, a woman receives only 80.5 cents. Many factors surround this absurd gap, and..
Fashion History: the Iconic Coco Chanel
On the 19th of August, 1883, in a charity hospital in Saumur, France, a baby girl was born into a poor family. Jeanne, a laundrywoman, and Albert, a street vendor, named their..
Amazon Proof No More? Family Dollar Is Closing Hundreds of Stores
Dollar Tree Inc., the parent company of budget stores, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar announced that it would close 390 stores during 2019. People saw the company's efforts to save..
A Brief Guide to the Florence Syndrome Phenomena
If you have a huge knack for art, then there’s no feeling like being able to appreciate the finest visual craft you’ve ever laid your eyes on. As the minds of people evolve over..
These Acts of Goodwill Shaped History
Far too often, researchers and experts look at our past through the lens of war and politics. While these events have without a doubt shaped the world as we know today, they are..
Highest Paid Careers in Sport
When we were children, many of us dreamed of what our ideal job would be. For some, being a professional player of the sport we loved watching was that dream. If you dedicate enough..
These Things Were Considered Normal 100 Years Ago
For humans beings, evolution is the name of the game. We evolve to survive and to adapt with the times. If we don’t, we will follow the fate of unfortunate species that have slowly..
Were The Dinosaurs In Decline Before The Asteroid Strike?
It is common knowledge among scientists that the extinction of the dinosaurs that took place roughly 65-66 million years ago was caused by an asteroid impact accompanied by extreme..
5 Of The Shortest Basketball Players In NBA History
If you’ve ever watched even a snippet of an NBA game, you’ll quickly notice that it's a sport dominated by those with exceptional height. While the average American male is 5 ft...
A Look at ‘La Mamounia’ – Marrakech’s New Insanely Luxurios Hotel
Most luxury hotels fail to distinguish themselves from the rest. The same can’t be said with La Mamounia though, which treats guests with abundant Marrakech in every inch and corner...
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..