Humans are, by design, active creatures. Since the beginning of time, humans were not a sedentary species. Today, humans are more sedentary than ever; and, Americans are more obese than ever. But, how did this happen?
The civil rights movement had its roots in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, in which Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man. But, how did this woman affect both racial and gender equality?
The most popular sport in the United States is football, played at recreational, school, and professional levels. Adapted from rugby, football became its own sport. But, how did this happen?
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most influential activists of American history. He advocated nonviolent protest to promote social change in civil rights. But, how did he do this?
The day of the magi celebrates the wise men, typically counted as three men, who came to Jesus Christ bearing gifts and worship. But, how did this celebration begin?
When the New Year arrives, many people make New Year's resolutions. Some seek to improve their health, while others seek to improve their finances. But, where did this tradition come from?
Santa Claus, the jolly man who brings children gifts, has an interesting history. His origin is allusive, symbolizing a meltingpot of popular culture. But, who was the man behind the beard?