Today, there are many different ways of writing in ink. However, the most popular and prevalent instrument is the ballpoint pen. Its modern design channels thick, oil-based ink through a steel tip that “rolls” over the writing surface. So, how did the ballpoint pen come to be? Well, its invention did not happen overnight. After American John J.
In 79 CE, thousands of lives instantly changed when the eruption of Mount Vesuvius buried the town of Pompeii under...
Wedding dresses are themselves meaningful, but there are some gowns that are imbued with multiple forms of symbolism.
Each June, the LGBTQIA+ community comes out in full force to make their voices heard. Pride Month is a time of celebration and a time for activism. And while so many important victories have been won by the gay community in the last few decades, it wasn't so long ago that things were quite different. Yet, one night sparked a fire that would change the course of history.
It wasn't so long ago that black-and-white television was the norm.
The Amazon Rainforest is a dense, unique, and vast expanse of forest stretching over 2 million square miles.
In 2020, the United States imported $473 million worth of tea, mostly from Asia. But did you know, that America has its own indigenous tea? If you didn’t, you are not alone. In fact, many people in the southeast United States grow this plant in their backyard without ever knowing that they are, in fact, growing tea. Yaupon tea is an herbal tea made from the leaves of the Yaupon holly.
Many couples dream of being together forever, a desire that usually extends their final resting place.
The American southeast is filled with over 10,000 caves rich in history.
At 5:12 a.m. on April 18, 1906, just as San Francisco, California, was beginning to wake, an earthquake lasting less than a minute shook the city to its core. The tremors ignited fire after fire around the city, which burned for three days. The disaster killed an estimated 3,000 people and left half of the city’s 400,000 residents homeless as buildings toppled and burned.
Lasting over 1,000 years, the Roman Empire left an enduring legacy on history.
Are you wishing to travel to the fairytale-like cities of Europe but are North America-bound for now?