Along with expectations comes rebellion. These Hollywood "bad girls" found themselves repeatedly amid scandal.
House of Tudor
We know everything about the Tudors. But do we? It's a complex period of history that can still throw up many surprises.
3 of the Most-Watched Television Events in History
These iconic events were broadcast on television and helped shape us as a culture and a society.
How These Three Infamous Hand Gestures Came to Be
Let's look at three of history's most famous hand gestures, where they originated, and what they initially meant.
The Spanish Princess
Fact or Fiction? the truth behind The Spanish Princess, Catherine of Aragorn, the first wife of King Henry VIII.
The Real Reason Why Cheese is the Most Stolen Food in the World
An astonishing 4 percent of the world's cheese ends up stolen, making it the world's most stolen food.
The Most Famous Carnival in the World: The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro
No place on earth holds a celebration like Rio de Janeiro, where all walks of life gather to party like no one's business.
This Soda Brand is the World’s Worst Polluter
A global movement for a plastic-free future, 'Break Free From Plastic,' has released its annual audit of the worst plastic producing companies.
Nailing It: How Nail Polish Has Evolved Over the Years
Get a glimpse into the stylish history of nail polish.
Here’s Why We Should Never Forget Katharine McCormick’s Special Role in the Birth Control Movement
Philanthropist Katharine Dexter McCormick played a highly significant role in a pioneering research about birth control pill that led to its successful development. Beyond..
Modernism and Post-Modernism in the Arts
Beginning from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century, modernism peaked during the 1960s.
He Did What? Actors and Their First Jobs
What we are used to seeing in film and TV is usually full to the brim in glitz and glamour. Sometimes it can be easy to forget that getting into show business isn't all..
The Long & Flavorful History of Restaurants
One of the earliest examples of restaurant culture around the world started many centuries ago.
Is It Possible to Be an Ethical Billionaire?
Billionaires, taxes, and the complicated philosophical questions they pose.
What’s Hiding Behind Mona Lisa’s Smile?
Mona Lisa is famous for her smile. But have you ever noticed all the other gloomy things about the star of the portrait?
Brutalist Buildings and its Evolvement in Modern Day Architecture
Let's explore how Brutalism has evolved over the years and which buildings were influenced by this architectural style.