In school, you heard the stories about their exploits. But, are they real or simply myths?
Do all of us perceive time in the same manner? What is the time concept in different civilizations-in the past and the present? Do all experience time in the same linear way?
The four-leaf clover, a common symbol of luck, has its origins in folklore that is centuries old. So, just how did this superstition come to be?
There have been incredible advances over the last 150 years...here are five exceptional ones.
John D. Rockefeller was a robber baron who used his insight of business to ruthlessly force other oil and petroleum companies out of business, and who managed to hide it all from the public. Rockefeller thought of all possible ways to eliminate his competitors. He asked the railroad for secret...
There are many events in Ken Kesey's life that are represented throughout his novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".
There are several books from history that are not yet decrypted. This article is a brief introduction to efforts to read those books, and talks about recent events related to the Kryptos sculpture.
The liberty of the individual, universality of their ideas, and the triumph of reason and humanism over superstition and organized religion formed the base of the ideals of Enlightenment philosophers.
A brief look at the culture of the Age of Enlightenment
This is an article that explores the monumental impact that ancient historians such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Polybius had on historiography.