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The Disappearance of D.B. Cooper

June 24, 2019

One of the longest manhunts in FBI history was for a man by the alias of Dan Cooper, later referred to as D.B. Cooper. After hijacking a plane and parachuting out with the ransom mon...

The Mysterious Life of William Shakespeare

June 6, 2019

The most famous playwright of all time, William Shakespeare, is also the most controversial. While his plays are the most read and performed of any playwright in history, t...

Antoni Gaudi, An Architectural Genius or Madman?

June 3, 2019

Antoni Gaudi was a very unique and talented architect. Most of his work was done in Barcelona. Not a lot is known about Gaudi as a person but his talent for architec...

Major General Lew Wallace, Author of Ben-Hur

May 11, 2019

General Lew Wallace was the author who wrote Ben-Hur in 1880. The popular classic version of Ben-Hur was the 1959 production with Charlton Heston, who also played Moses in...

Who Was The First American To Circumnavigate The Globe?

April 11, 2019

At the end of the War of Independence, the United States was bustling with the energy of a new nation. Opportunities were seen abroad for American expansion an...

The Magic Of Walt Disney

February 20, 2019

American producer, director, and animator Walt Disney (1901 - 1966) uses a baton to point to sketches of Disneyland, 1955. Source: (Hulton Archive/Getty Images) These days, the Walt Disney Com...

Mariana Trench – Into The Deep

December 29, 2018

Bush Establishes Marianas Trench Marine National Monument. Source: (Photo Joshua Roberts-Pool/Getty Images) The deepest ocean trench on Earth, the Mariana Trench (also known as the Mar...