During World War I, citizens of Paris were quick to contribute to the war effort in any way possible. Parisians of all walks of left chipped in, whether poor or rich, young […]
The history of how the unit of length known as the foot ended up being 12 inches is long and varied. When it came time to develop a metric unit of length, […]
Benjamin Franklin is credited with some of the greatest ideas of all time. Not only was he the inventor of bifocal glasses, the Franklin stove, and lightning rod, but as one of […]
There is a perception among many that scientists collect facts in a calm, dispassionate manner and do not give in to bouts of irrational reaction. That perception is wrong. A perusal the […]
The oldest bridge in Paris, France is Pont Neuf. The name means “New Bridge.”
Victor Lustig was one of the most successful con men of all time.