Blue laws prohibit certain non-religious activities from taking place on Sundays. Read about blue laws, silly laws, and unusual laws in countries around the world.
Pablo Picasso was one of the 20th century's greatest artists. A ceramicist, painter, printmaker, sculptor, and stage designer, Picasso co-founded the Cubist movement.
Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, Rodrigo de Bastidas, and Vasco Núñez de Balboa explored Latin America. This article provides interesting facts about these men.
Read what happened in Needles on May 14, 2008 and learn what the official explanation is of the event.
View photographs and learn the history of some of the more than 150 ghost towns in California. Learn what the term "arrested decay" means.
A country’s capital city is, in most cases, the official seat of government as defined by law or the country’s constitution. Learn the capital cities of the 50 countries in Europe.
The Teddy Bear was named for United States President Theodore ("Teddy") Roosevelt. This article explains why the bear was named after the president and provides information about the history of the Steiff and Vermont Teddy Bears.
Learn the differences between two major schools of painting. You’ll then be better able to decide which paintings you like, and understand why you like them.
If love is the universal language and "I love you" is the most important thing to say, how will you tell the world how you feel? Here are more than 165 ways to say "I love you" in different languages.
New Year's Day is celebrated on January 1 in nearly all countries — the first day of the year in the Julian calendar that was used in ancient Rome, and the first day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. I have compiled a list of how to say "Happy New Year" in more than 165 languages.
This article lists the ways to say "Merry Christmas" in more than 110 languages. Included are Christmas music videos, a video of The Nutcracker ballet, and photos of vintage Christmas cards.
The MRI procedure might be scary and upsetting for an anxious or claustrophobic person. This article offers information and coping methods for patients. It also provides helpful resource information.