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.
There have been incredible advances over the last 150 years...here are five exceptional ones.
At the time Galileo wrote his letter to Madame Christina of Lorraine - Grand Duchess of Tuscany, there was much debate about the orientation of the Universe. Galileo, following the belief of Nicolaus Copernicus, was a proponent of a heliocentric...
Trivia quiz about the cool month of November
A brief look at the culture of the Age of Enlightenment
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 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.
This is an article that explores the monumental impact that ancient historians such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Polybius had on historiography.
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.