Saturday, July 21, 2018

How The Harlem Globetrotters changed the world

In 1926, Abe Saperstein formed an African-American basketball team that became known as the Harlem Globetrotters. Little did Saperstein know that when the team...

Meet the 19-Year-Old Cellist Who Performed at the Royal Wedding

Shortly after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got married, a 19-year-old musician kept their wedding guests entertained while they took care of some official...

Westminster Abbey: what it means to the Royal family

For 1,000 years the 11th century abbey has been backdrop to royal weddings, coronations and funerals - something Prince William knows only too well. He was just 15...

Lexington and Concord : The American Revolution Begins

The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many...

The Hidden History of Slavery in New York

Americans typically grow up believing that slavery was confined to the cotton fields of the South and that the North was always made up...

Why does the Leaning Tower of Pisa lean?

Pick any day in the Piazza del Duomo in the Italian city of Pisa, and you will undoubtedly spot a bunch of tourists posing...

Is Bison Meat Better Than Beef?

There’s nothing like a juicy burger hot off the grill during a nice weather. However, if you’re looking for a healthier burger choice and veggieor turkey burgers aren’t...

The Colosseum: Emblem of Rome

Even today, in a world of skyscrapers, the Colosseum is hugely impressive. It stands as a glorious but troubling monument to Roman imperial power...

10 things no one tells you before you take up rowing

1. Henry Ford would have loved rowing Ford’s infamous quote “You can have any colour as long as it’s black” perfectly applies to rowing with...

It’s About Time You Knew Exactly Where Vanilla and Chocolate Come...

THE world's two favorite flavorings, chocolate and vanilla, were first used by the Aztec Indians of ancient Mexico. Chocolate was valued so highly that...

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