A Brief History Trends of 2017 are gone, and it is time for us all to embrace a new set of trends as they come in. To wit, take a look at the list below and make sure to be in tune with the recent wave of trends inn this ever-dynamic fashion world. Digging Deeper Trench coats We are gradually crossing from winter to spring; however, due to the fact that there’s still a little bit of a cold weather here and there, trench coats have been an ever-present trend. They also work with various outfits, and they have a…

A Brief History On January 29, 1845, Edgar Allan Poe, the Baltimore writer of such classics as “The Telltale Heart,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and “The Goldbug,” published his famous poem, “The Raven,” certainly one of if not the most renowned poem in American literature, and ranks among the most famous of poems. Today we list 10 great works of American Literature that feature a bird in the title. What other works would you include on this list? Digging Deeper 1. “The Raven,” Edgar Allan Poe, 1845. This poem is the work that got Poe widespread fame and acclaim,…

A Brief History On January 28, 1956, Elvis Aron Presley, all-American boy from Tupelo, Mississippi, made his first television appearance on CBS’s Stage Show, the day after “Heartbreak Hotel” was released as a single. Elvis would quickly become “The King” of rock and roll, and the best selling single artist of all time. On the other hand, many great records were made by people that had only one major success, known as “one hit wonders.” Today we list our “greatest” (our favorites) list of those one hit wonders that came to our shores from artists in other countries. What songs…

A Brief History This articles presents a timeline of Ancient Greek history and mythology and provides links to more detailed articles about the below listed topics from this site!  Please click on the dates to learn more. Digging Deeper On an unknown date, about the mid 2nd Millennium BC, the ancient world was rocked by one of the largest volcanic eruptions and explosions in Human history. Allegedly, around 1250 BC, Heracles completed his “12 labors” by freeing Theseus from the “Chair of Forgetfulness” in the Underworld. On April 24, 1184 B.C., at least according to traditionalists, the city of Troy…

A Brief History On January 27, 98 AD, Trajan became Emperor of Rome, succeeding his (adoptive) father Nerva as Emperor. Trajan ruled until his death in 117, a time when Rome saw its greatest military and territorial success. Digging Deeper Many readers may immediately think of Gaius Julius Caesar when the subject of “greatest Roman emperors” comes up, but in fact, Julius Caesar was not emperor, as that office did not exist at that time. The first person to be considered Emperor of Rome was Augustus, the great nephew (and adopted son) of Julius Caesar. Born Gaius Octavius, Augustus was…

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