The Most Powerful Women Rulers in History
Due to the incomplete nature of our historical records, it’s impossible to say when the first female ruler came to power. Some might point to Kubaba, a tavern keeper who…
Historical Figures You Didn’t Realize Were Friends
Muhammad Ali once said, “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship,…
Ben Franklin thought the bald eagle had “bad moral character.”
The majestic bald eagle has been a symbol of the U.S. for as long as the country has existed; the imposing raptor first appeared on Massachusetts currency back in 1776.…
Joan of Arc inspired the bob haircut.
A 15th-century teenage war heroine may be an unlikely fashion muse, yet the French martyr Joan of Arc inspired the bob haircut that was trendy throughout the 20th century. Joan…