Even the founder of Mother’s Day decided the day had become too commercialized. Should we too be thinking about the real meaning of the day?
Being between Scylla and Charybdis was the ancient Greek equivalent of being between a rock and a hard place. Except with more teeth.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that the stranger the person, the stranger the pet they own. This certainly holds true for the artists of yesteryear.
Dave Brubeck was one of the most popular jazz musicians of the 1950s, but it was his refusal to play in segregated venues that he should be remembered for.
Brussel sprouts, rotten fruit in a drawer, lederhosen kink. It seems the more creative an artist is, the more creative they are with their habits.
The Queen of Sheba crosses time, religion, and form. Not bad for someone who might not have existed.
The big day is finally here. But while you’re fighting with your relatives over the same old issues, Christmas in far-flung places is far crazier than yours.
A paleontologist that made crucial discoveries and a composer of true merit. Sadly, these women were lost to history. No longer.
Catherine Howard may have been married to Henry VIII, but history has not been kind to her. Maybe she needs to lawyer up.
Ada Lovelace was a woman two centuries before her time, pioneering the science behind whatever it is you’re reading this on. The true motherboard of computer science.