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...
The history of graffiti is as old as civilization itself. Ever since people have had walls and materials to scratch or paint with, they have used graffiti as the means of achieving some kind of widespread audience for their words or pictures.
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.
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...
Airline food has come a long way since the days of frozen lettuce and lukewarm tea. This article takes a look at the changing face of in-flight fare - from the dining rooms of the 1930s to the cappuccinos and bowls of pasta of today.
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?
This is an article that explores the monumental impact that ancient historians such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Polybius had on historiography.
There are many events in Ken Kesey's life that are represented throughout his novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".