For as long as we have been granted freedoms, there have been people fighting to take those freedoms away; this is the most human of cycles.
Children are taught the story of a young girl who learned to communicate with the world despite being both deaf and blind, but they hear little of the woman that she became. The fact that Helen Keller managed to find her voice is, arguably, far less remarkable than what she chose to do with it.
The parchment on which most medieval manuscripts are written is less visually uniform than the paper that would come after, or even the papyrus that came before.
Historians and book-lovers alike lament the loss of countless precious books, plays, and poems throughout the course of history. They are lost to war, to fire, to accidents, to sheer coincidence. Here are a few lost works that many a scholar would kill to get their hands on.
As you may already know, James Patterson has just released a new novel with a co-writer who's none other than former President of the United States, Bill Clinton.
If you're familiar with Pete Souza, Obama's White House photographer, then you might already know about his hilarious Instagram trolling.
Teachers need our appreciation now more than ever.
It’s celebrated in so many places and it brings various cultures together, however Cinco de Mayo is more than just a special day of drinks and food and family. It’s a vital piece of Mexican history.