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Penny Chavers

Penny Chavers

Writer

Penny, besides writing, loves to spend her time with family and friends. In her spare time, she also enjoys playing the piano, board games, and taking online classes on topics that interest her.

Coffee Break – The History Of Caffeine

October 23, 2019

Black Coffee. Source: (wikimedia.org) Coffee is something some people depend on these ...

The Lake Poets And The Romantic Era

October 18, 2019

House of the English poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850), Cockermouth, Lake District, England...

Friends, Romans, Countrymen: The Relationships Of Mark ...

October 17, 2019

James Purefoy as Mark Antony on HBO’s Rome. Source: (pinterest.com) ...

The Ups And Downs Of Gambling

October 16, 2019

Las Vegas Strip. Source: (wikipedia.org) It would be a safe bet to say that gambling is one of ma...

The Exploding Lakes Of Cameroon

October 15, 2019

Lake Nyos before the eruption. Source: (volcano.oregonstate.edu) Lakes are usually associated w...

The Progression Of The Early Slavs

October 14, 2019

Trade in an Early East Slavic State, 19th century. Private Collection. Artist : Anonymous. Sou...

Myths And Misconceptions About Flat Earth Theory

October 12, 2019

Depiction of the earth as flat. Source: (youtube.com) Today, the term “Flat Ea...

The Independent Republic Of Vermont

October 11, 2019

County Map Of The States Of New York, New Hampshire, Vermont. Massachusetts, Rhode Id. And Co...

Oldest And Scariest Bridges

October 10, 2019

SHIMANE PREFECTURE, JAPAN - OCTOBER 10, 2017: Source: (Photo by Yuri Smityuk\TASS via Getty Images #8...

Was Lewis Carroll A Pedophile?

October 9, 2019

English mathematician, writer and photographer Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Car...

History Of The Eagle - An American Symbol

October 8, 2019

Visions of America Joe Sohm. Source: (Collection: DigitalVision, Creative #:73069138, G...

Couple With Record-breaking Number Of Marriages

October 3, 2019

Divorce. Torn photograph of wedding cake topper. Source: (gettyimages.com) The ...

Legend Of The Phoenix

October 2, 2019

Flaming Phoenix. Source: (YouTube.com) The Phoenix is a legendary bird known for its ability to live hund...

History Of Pets

September 30, 2019

Hotel For Dogs. Source: (YouTube.com) According to the pet industry statistics reported by Smithsonian.com in 2...

The Politics And Poetry Of John Milton

September 29, 2019

John Milton. Source: (happyho.in) Best known for writing Paradise Lost, John Milton was ...

History Of Animated Cartoons

September 28, 2019

The Little Mermaid. Source: (Disney.wikia.com) Today’s most popular cartoons have been turned into...

Are Unicorns Real?

September 26, 2019

Two white unicorns. Source: (adweek.com) While today unicorns are thought of as fairy tale creatures, ancien...

The Underappreciated William Blake

September 25, 2019

circa 1800: English mystic, poet, painter and engraver, William Blake (1757 - 1827) and his wi...

A Heroic Event in History That Changed Lives

September 22, 2019

Jessica McClure Being Rescued from the Well (Bettmann Collection, Getty Image #51546...

Cenotes Of The Yucatan Peninsula

September 21, 2019

Chichen Itza, Mexico - Sagrado Cenote Azul. Source: (flickr.com) Popular among tourists in Mex...

Ned Kelly – An Australian Legend

September 19, 2019

Ned Kelly at Bay. Edward "Ned" Kelly (June 1854 to 11 November 1880) was an Australian bushran...

Tiny Bird Mansions Of The Ottoman Empire

September 16, 2019

One of the more elaborate Ottoman birdhouses. Source: (pinterest.com) While it no long...

The Storming Of The Bastille

September 15, 2019

Fireworks at the Eiffel Tower, Paris, 2017. Source: (Wikipedia.org) Every year on July 14, the Fre...

The Famous Hurricane Party That Never Happened

September 14, 2019

Satellite image of Camille. Source: (weather.com) “This is the site of the Riche...

High Heels – Not Just For Women

September 12, 2019

High Heel Shoes. Source: (wikimedia.org) Who came up with the idea of high heels – a shoe tha...

The Irish Hunger Strikes Of 1980 And 1981

September 11, 2019

May 1981: A policeman talking to IRA sympathizers bearing banners on behalf of the hung...

How Dragons Conquered The World

September 9, 2019

Smaug from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Source: (pinterest.com) Unlike creatures such a...

The White Witch of Rose Hall

September 8, 2019

Painting of a ghostly looking woman. Rose Hall, the estate house of a former sugar plantation, in Ja...

Sir William Curtis – Reading, Writing, And Arithmetic

September 5, 2019

A classroom. Source: (wikipedia.org) Where did the three “R’s” come fro...

Things Unseen But Have Tremendous Power

September 4, 2019

Invisible Things. Source: (open-mind.com) Ever stop to think about all the invisible th...