The first 4th of July celebration in 1777 would be very familiar to most modern Americans. Yet, as these photos show, much has changed in the last 100 years.
According to a recent survey, the USA is the world's 2nd most popular country. Yet despite the love for aspects of the American way of life, there's many American customs the rest of the world finds, frankly, bizarre.
For many people today, The “father of the Beat Generation” Jack Kerouac epitomizes the romance of the open road and the passion of mad wanderings. He has...
Incredibly the world's earliest film, The Roundhay Garden Scene, was shot by Louis Le Prince way back in 1888. We've come a long way since then. To see how far check out these astonishing movie facts.
New studies show that both creativity and eccentricity may be the result of genetic variations that increase the brain’s ability to filter out useless distractions and just get on with it. Well, Papa certainly got on with it – but just how peculiar was he?
Well, we all know there’s nothing ordinary about a genius, and scientists now tell us that the ability of these […]