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Is Hillary Clinton Electable?

Hillary Rodham Clinton might become the first female President of the United States of America—formerly being the First Lady, a senator, and the Secretary of…

John L. Sullivan Fights America

By Christopher Klein A dense ocean of humanity lapped up to the doorstep of John L. Sullivan’s gilded liquor palace. Heads craned and tilted as…

Geronimo: The Warrior

Geronimo (1829-1909), whose given name was Goyahkla, sometimes spelled Goyathlay, is one of the most famous figures in the history of the American Indian resistance…

The Mystery of Lewis Carrol

When Charles L. Dodgson was born in January 1832, his paternal aunt wrote a letter to his parents, welcoming the “dear little stranger” and begging…

Sherlock Holmes, For King and Country

Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes saga has enjoyed—or in some cases, suffered—countless reinventions since its original publication from 1887 to 1927. The BBC’s current television version…

Robert Greene, the First Bohemian

The only known image of the dramatist, poet, pamphleteer, and initially unrepentant libertine Robert Greene is a woodcut from John Dickenson’s Greene in Conceipt, printed…

Was Charles Darwin an Atheist?

The religious views of Charles Darwin, the venerable Victorian naturalist and author of the Origin of Species (1859) never cease to interest modern readers. Bookshops…

The Mozart Effect

It is a well-known fact that listening to different kinds of music can evoke various feelings and moods in a listener. For example, listening to…

The Plague

Among the misfortunes haunting humankind throughout its history, the most significant three were wars, famine, and epidemics; these three often come together. In the Bible,…

The Amazing Peronality of Nicola Tesla

It is difficult to underestimate the role of a single person in the development of culture, science, technology, and so on. Throughout history, the greatest…

Strange Habits of Famous Writers

Creative people are often referred to as being strange. Indeed, the way such people approach trivial tasks, their outlooks, manners, and values can be slightly…

Summary of “Flowers for Algernon”

”Flowers for Algernon,” written in 1966 by Daniel Keyes, has rightly become one of the most well-known fantasy novels in world literature. Originally written as…

Rene Descartes: History of Mathematics

We may consider Descartes as the first of the modern school of mathematics. René Descartes was born near Tours on March 31, 1596, and died…

Planck Length

As science has developed and researchers have gotten the opportunity to explore the micro-world of atoms, an urge for new units of measurement has emerged.…

A Photograph of Cartier-Bresson

Photography has undoubtedly become one of the most impressive and important visual arts of the 20th century, and affected other branches of art significantly. This…

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