Saturday, July 21, 2018

Can Math be Fun and Cool? Museum wants to prove it

A very unique playground for both the young and the less young, the MoMath is a place curated to satisfy both sides of your...

Sleepy Hollow: Surrounded by History, and Legends

Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," is helping to revitalize and a sleepy New York town. Although the story is fictional, Irving set his tale in...

Hadrian’s Wall: Who built it and why was it so important?

For nearly 300 years, Hadrian's Wall marked the north-west frontier of the Roman empire. Dating back to at least 122AD, when emperor Hadrian visited the...

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...

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...

Deconstructing History: Mount Rushmore

The southeastern face of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota’s Black Hills National Forest is the site of four gigantic carved sculptures depicting the faces...

What’s the name of London Famous Clock Tower? “Big Ben”?

What mental picture comes to mind when you think of London, England? If you're like many people, you probably think of the iconic Clock Tower at...

A Brief History of Duck Boat Tours

Boston’s Newbury Street is quiet and leafy; high-end stores peek out between sidewalk cafes, where stoppers sit outside, soaking up the sun. But from down...

Why do we have Easter eggs and the Easter bunny?

The Bible says that Christ died on the cross on a day called Good Friday, which this year falls on 30 March. Then he resurrected...

Compiègne: Hitler’s Greatest Revenge

When the French government called on Germany for an Armistice during World War II, Hitler finally had the chance to enact his greatest revenge. The...

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