Originally an experiment set up in 1840 the Oxford Electric Bell has continued to ring since it was created. It is currently the world record holder for the longest ringing bell and oldest active battery. So what are the details and secrets of Oxford's forever ringing electric bell?
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...
When we see certain symbols or gestures, we immediately associate them with good or evil; however, many of them were either born out of goodness and virtue or in some cases, actually evil. Let's look at some of these.
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?
The early modern era is said to have been between the years 1500 and 1800. It's held to have begun during the Late Renaissance period and ended about the time industrialization changed the face of the world. It was an amazing time of scientific...
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.
In school, you heard the stories about their exploits. But, are they real or simply myths?
There are many events in Ken Kesey's life that are represented throughout his novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".
Trivia quiz about the cool month of November