Did You Wish Upon a Star for Some Walt Disney Facts?
The name (and work of) Walt Disney looms large over American pop culture. Dozens of movies, lots of TV shows, characters, and even amusement parks bearing the Disney name promise wholesome, satisfying entertainment. The life of Walt Disney is an i...
Read More about Did You Wish Upon a Star for Some Walt Disney Facts?»
Little-Known Moments in Women’s Suffrage History
In June 2020 — 100 years ago —women won the right to vote in all elections in the United States. It took an exceedingly long time, with a lot of progress made over more than 15 decades.
1646: Only property owners at the time could vote, an...
Read More about Little-Known Moments in Women’s Suffrage History»
The First American Women in Charge
Here’s a look at some of the women who broke the glass ceiling in American politics and became the first females to hold important offices.
First elected female mayor
In 1887, women in Kansas attained the right to vote and run for office. Tha...
Read More about The First American Women in Charge»
The Most Bonkers Prison Escape of All Time
With millions of us cooped up at home right now due to shelter-in-place orders, it’s pretty ironic that up until a few months ago, one of the most popular entertainments in America over the last few years was the “escape room.” The true expe...
Read More about The Most Bonkers Prison Escape of All Time»
5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Spanish Flu
This year, the world has dealt with a pandemic — an epidemic of an illness, but on a global scale — the likes of which most of us haven’t seen in our lifetimes. The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19 has changed daily life (and terrified) billions...
Read More about 5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Spanish Flu»