A brief look at the culture of the Age of Enlightenment
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...
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.
Trivia quiz about the cool month of November
In school, you heard the stories about their exploits. But, are they real or simply myths?
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...
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.
There have been incredible advances over the last 150 years...here are five exceptional ones.
There are many events in Ken Kesey's life that are represented throughout his novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".