Hesiod's Five Ages provided an important framework for Greek myth and later historical frameworks. He describes a general descent of man from utopia into evil.
Prometheus is widely acknowledged as the creator of man. But he suffered a cruel punishment for ensuring his children would survive and thrive...
An examination of the Louisiana Purchase and Thomas Jefferson's role in the decision to approve the Purchase.
The weaving challenge between Arachne and Athena is a tale of hubris and godly jealousy, leading Arachne to be transformed into the first spider.
Napoleon's greatest defeat didn't come at Waterloo. It wasn't even at the hands of other humans. His greatest military defeat was at the paws of a horde of rabbits he had intended to hunt.
The stirring love tale of Eros—also known as Cupid—and Psyche is a compelling Greek myth that helps highlight several important moral lessons and aspects of Greek culture.
The Ancient Egyptians had a unique view on the soul and the afterlife.
Fenrir, Loki's son, is prophesied to cause great harm to Asgard, and grows dangerously fast. This story is considered to be one of the important, if somewhat minor, tales in Norse Mythology.
The Model A was the first official Ford car. Created in 1903, this car was more advanced than the Quadricycle, and began to gain popularity.
The Ford Quadricycle was the first car designed and built by Henry Ford and was the very beginning of Ford Motors.
Cesare Lombroso is considered by many to be the father of modern criminology, and a member of the Positivist school of criminology. Here is a short overview of him and his theories.
The Sterling Hill Mining Museum is one of North Jersey's hidden gems, full of amazing history!
The first part of a three part series, examining the most haunted places in Northern New Jersey.
The structure of "How Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe plays an important role in the overall message of the novel.
This small museum is chock full of trains, car models, and the history of Northern New Jersey.