A jack o'lantern is a carved and lighted Halloween pumpkin. It's also a name for the mysterious light that reportedly appears near the surface of a wetland.
The Roman Baths complex in the city of Bath, England, is a major tourist attraction. It offers a fascinating look at the lives of Ancient Romans in Britain.
The speaker seeks assurance that he understands his own faith. This blessed understanding strengthens the speaker's remembrance of his own creation and helps him to realize that his earlier sins can be forgiven.
Sister Nazarena was an American Camaldolese nun, who lived like an Egyptian hermit in a Roman convent for forty-five years.
Gorillas known as gentle giants are the largest primates and are human's third-closest relatives. They share many of our traits including the use of emotion and tools.
During the 1863 siege of Vicksburg, with no newsprint available, the town's newspaper was printed on wallpaper. The July 4, 1863 edition of the Vicksburg Daily Citizen became one of the most famous published during the Civil War.
The third novel in the "All Souls Trilogy" by Deborah Harkness leaves the heart full and empty all in one brilliantly written book.
The tongue is a unique part of the body, and it is a muscle that never tires. The future may see the tongue becoming a biometric authentication as each person’s tongue is totally unique. The way the taste buds work is explained. Potential problems reflected by the tongue is explained.
With billions of galaxies in the universe that may have the potential for Earth-like planets in their solar systems, the chance of intelligent life elsewhere must exist. But there are reasons why we may never find it.
Not something we think about often, but these waves would solve many problems in physics. Now, how to find them...
This article explores the strange and mystifying connection between honor and violence across the early American South.
Evolution is one of the best-supported bodies of knowledge in science. Creationism, Creation Science, and Intelligent Design are religious concepts, not science.
Earwax is made by the lining of the ear canal and has important functions. An adequate amount of wax is necessary, but too much can lead to impaction and pain.
Ethnocentricism in psychology can lead to negative stereotypes and racism. What is cultural bias and how can we counter it?
The common raven is an intelligent and interesting bird that plays an important role in folklore. The bird is found in many countries and habitats.
This article explores the fundamental relationship between power and the production of historical knowledge according to Michel Foucault and Edward Said.