History is full of secrets and incredible events! Everyone enjoys learning a new statistic now and then– there’s just something about these little tidbits of information that never ceases to astonish us. The most significant part is that no matter how many of these “quick facts” you know, there are always more out there that you haven’t heard of. Archaeo: Histories ...

One of the enduring legacies of the First Industrial Revolution is the eight-hour labor. Productivity was generally assessed in linear terms with the emergence of manufacturing businesses and sectors that needed hard work. The laborers worked for 8 hours a day to produce the calculated units of output. The American workweek was formally fixed at 40 hours in 1940 by ...

Image Courtesy: CNN | Easter Island Statue Project The world-famous Easter Island is well-known for its sculptures erected on the volcanic island. It is incredible to see the entire field of about 1000 ‘Monoliths’ laid out. A UCLA study team recently undertook an expedition to reveal a previously unknown aspect of Easter Island monoliths: there is more to them than ...

About 110 years ago, the Titanic, then declared the largest ship, landed. The voyage of the Titanic may have been spectacular, but it was a disaster. The Titanic claimed more than 1,500 lives, and the tragedy was an inspiration to many works of art. But most importantly, it did not repeat the history of the voyage. What will happen if ...

In 1939, Augusta Fells Savage, mother of the Harlem Renaissance and a talented sculptor in her own right, was the first African American women to open her own art gallery, the ‘Salon of Contemporary Negro Art’. She had hoped that it would take away the racial prejudice that kept them out of the mainstream art world. ...