Here are some o fthe theories and ideas of the most unique mind of our times: Stephen Hawking. This is also a brief biography and bibliography of that brave and orginal soul, Stephen Hawking.
Here are some of the more famous Monet Oil Paintings, with the life and times of this prolific and expressive artist.
Urban legends--true or false? What is the truth behind those stories that go around; that circulate over the water cooler at the office, that go viral with email, that form the most interesting converstations at your...
The goddess Nemesis in Greek mythology predates Zeus. She is the goddess of revenge; more than that--she is the goddess of divine retribution against those who protest their just fate.
The fasicnating life and times of a unique 20th century artist, Piet Mondrian.
If you like spooky stories, then come with me...to Haunted Hollywood and the ghosts of the Holywood greats of the past. Hollywood is haunted by beautiful people long dead, who died tragically, famously, after living a...
If you love spooky stories, and are ready for some super-special Halloween shivers, Hollywood is the place to be. Hollywood is one of the most haunted places in America, for good reason. Come with me to Haunted...
Would you stay at a haunted hotel, where ghostly children walk the corridors and dead cooks scream inside ovens, and the ever-polite Walter tips his hat to you in the elevator, right before he disappears? Here's where...
Did you ever dream the future? Did you ever have a precognitive dream or a premonition in your sleep? Here is a true story of dreaming the future, and the science behind precognition, dream precognition; psychic...
The least expensive, most efficient fix for a stopped up or clogged up toilet!
This article delineates how the aristocracy of wealth has upset our democracy and polluted the original vision of our founding fathers.
Step back in time with the most dynamic traveller of her era-Gertrude Bell.
A look at one of the very bravest women in history--Harriet Tubman. Her story is a true and vivid inspiration to us all.
Gladys Deacon's story, and her amazing life and times. Find out what she did with the revolver she brought to the Duke of Marlborough's table.
The story behind the myth of ages-Rosamund's Labyrinth.
A book review of Roddy Doyle's "The Woman Who Walked Into Doors".
The party is over for America as a superpower, and now it's up to us to clean up the mess.
Startling parallels between what's happening now in the United States and the end of the Roman Empire.
Do you have trouble understanding your teenager? Do you not understand the words to most rap songs? Check here for an interpretation of Ebonics into English.
Sex and the Baby Boomers--if you're a baby boomer, you know how sexy we were; how much we freed up sex and love. Are we still sexy today?
Coporate Globalization--Yes, it's true--the world is owned and run by the super-wealthy. Even since Ann Rand's "Atlas Shrugged", there has been a conspiracy theory that basically, all the world is owned and run by a...
Coco Chanel, the Queen of Haute Couture--the life and times of Coco Chanel. A fascinating story of a woman going from rags to riches on the strength of her talents and personality.
Agatha Christie, the Great Dame of Crime, has a fascinating life story, as well as writing a huge number of wroks that remain in print to this day. If you ever go to London, don't miss Dame Agatha Christie's "The...
Drug and Alchohol Abuse and the Creative Artist--so many of our heros in the arts were individuals with substance abuse or alcohol abuse problems. People like Johnny Depp, Charles Dickens, and Beethoven all had...
The touching story of Persephone and her Mother, Mother Earth, is one for the ages and a don't-miss for anyone who loves myths, legends and tales from long ago.
Sex and the American Teenager: American teenagers are having sex like crazy, and a lot of it is unprotected, according to some recent statistics for underage pregnancies and underage sexually transmitted diseases.
Looking for a movie to rent? Check out this totally charming, offbeat film: "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar".
The story of Ganymede, a charming tale of a man so beautiful he seduced Zeus, and Ganymede, the largest moon of Jupiter.
A heartwarming story for Christmas.
Domestic violence is the hidden tragedy: those tears and terrors are silenced, even more effectively by the Fundamentalist Christian philosphy of male domination in the households.
Jonny Depp, and American icon and the most interesting and prolific star of the silver screen. He is a unique man; he leaves a unique body of work behind him, and his life is a success story of rags-to-riches; the...
More SPOOKY places in New York State to give you chills!
All the SPOOKIEST places in New York State!
The Harvey Girls--those Harvey Girls were the unique way the American West was won by women. They went west to serve in the Harvey hotels, all along the railroad west.
Ah, celibacy--believe it or not, it has its advantages. It's not all a downhill ride, saying goodbye to your sexual connections.
Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote "The Celestial Railroad" as sort of a spin-off of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress". Even though it has the flavor of an earlier age, it is still fresh, insightful and with razor-sharp wit;...
Here is the top five of my personal bucket list of the places I'd like to visit before I fall off the perch.