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What You Should Know about the SAT, But Were Afraid to Ask

Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2014 | Science
Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D.

The SAT became the standard since 1926. Yerkes' brainchild became Frankenstein.

Herbal Brews Get Back To Their Roots

India Mandelkern | Posted 05.05.2014 | Taste
India Mandelkern

Herbal beers are thus vestiges of an age in which beer was consumed for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Funny Boys: Those Fabulous Jewish Comedians

Warren Adler | Posted 04.26.2014 | Comedy
Warren Adler

Not all ideas for my novels have come in a flash. Some have grown in my imagination over a long period of time, more like dripping water that becomes ...

Why Urban History Matters

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

Going forward, let's not discount the influence of history's recurring themes in how we redevelop the urban realm.

How Broke Girls From History Lived Out Their Fashion Fantasies

Simone Collins | Posted 05.04.2014 | Style
Simone Collins

In addition to showcasing beautiful, flowing costumes and garments, these figures also frequently exhibited references to contemporary pop culture and classic odes to literature and entertainment.

The Problem With Architecture Today (and the Solution)

Monica Gray | Posted 05.03.2014 | Arts
Monica Gray

Most architecture today is just plain soulless: "You go into malls and they float all kinds of Roman columns and fake images. It's Disney. It's superficial. It's mass produced. It's empty." 

Champion of African American History: The Honorable Shirley Chisholm of New York

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices
Valerie Jarrett

With her slight build, distinctly precise diction, and relentless energy, Representative Shirley Chisholm of New York will be forever remembered for the ground she broke in Congress, and the ground she laid for millions of women, girls, and African Americans in this country.

The Oscar Film that Fed Europe's Hungry

William Lambers | Posted 04.30.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Every film has a message. It's the power of film that can entertain, inspire, or sometimes educate and bring great action toward a cause like world hunger.

Venezuelan Crisis: Resentment, Struggle and a Way Forward

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 04.29.2014 | World
Stephanie Rudat

It is evident that the problems of inflation, scarcity, crime and violence are issues that affect all Venezuelans equally, regardless of their political affiliation or ideologies. Why, then, is the population still divided?

Little Big Easy Guide to New Orleans

Fathom | Posted 04.28.2014 | Travel
Fathom

New Orleans is one big, beautiful rag-tag gang of party people. It's the one place in America where it's always time to eat a great meal, join a band, booze on the street, start a parade, and wear a feather boa.

Exclusive Scene From 'Vikings' Season 2 (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.25.2014 | TV

When the brawny drama "Vikings" returns Thursday (Feb. 27), it'll show just how much life has changed for a key character. In the show's first sea...

5 Ways to Achieve Cheap Immortality Through Art

Simone Collins | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Simone Collins

Forget developing relationships with those at the edge of anti-aging research. Perhaps you would do better by buddying up with an animator!

Music History And Rube Goldberg Machine Collide For 90 Seconds Of Perfection

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Stop whatever you're doing this instant and prepare to be blown away by this informative and mesmerizing lesson on the history of recorded music. The ...

Race and Murder in America from the Time of Jefferson Davis to Jordan Davis

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 04.25.2014 | Black Voices
Ian Reifowitz

Every life matters. When someone is murdered, the loss cannot be measured. Hearing the grief, the real despair about the future in this country for African Americans expressed after the announcement of the Jordan Davis verdict made me think about the past.

Connecting Passion to the Community: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.23.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

With Christine Valerio's combined passion for graphic design and creating positive change in people's lives, she developed With Me, a system of interactive and conversational games that encourage meaningful interaction between people of all ages.

Inter-Religious Studies: A Field of Its Own

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 04.24.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

It was a deeply moving conversation, but felt hardly out of the ordinary to have an Imam, a rabbi and even a Muslim scholar of Holocaust Studies on a panel moderated by a pastor. They seemed at home together -- as did the many who gathered to watch and listen.

Olympic Skiing and Feeding the Hungry

William Lambers | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Where I did not expect to come across skiing was doing research on a global hunger publication. But I did. In fact, in the darkest hours of World War II people used skis for their very survival: to find food.

The Winter Olympics, History and Should We Care?

Alejandra Dubcovsky | Posted 04.22.2014 | College
Alejandra Dubcovsky

"Is it unpatriotic to not care about Sochi?" I was recently asked in jest. But as a historian of the United States, it forced me think of the deeper question hidden inside the more jovial one, one that examines how we think about America as a nation. What or rather who is the United States?

11 Books You Can't Miss This Mardi Gras

Lena Tabori | Posted 04.22.2014 | Books
Lena Tabori

Some travelers will be so seduced they will want a deeper understanding and appreciation of this singular place. Here with 11 books as colorful as the city they spring from: some you want to read before (especially Eat Dat!), some after.

Heart Bombs 2014: Five Events that Showed Historic Places the Love

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Julia Rocchi Heart bombing the Sattler Theatre in Buffalo Heart bombing: an idea born of love, affection, and untold amounts of con...

The Race to Save a Rare Slice of Japanese-American History

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Lauren Walser Wintersburg Japanese Presbyterian Mission and manse (parsonage), with congregation, in March 1910 Six early-20th-century b...

Meet the Students Behind the National Register Rap

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.22.2014 | Education
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Julia Rocchi Sam Crystal, Katie DeCecco, Nate Dawes, and Carol Vinatieri: the group behind the "National Register Rap" When the Nat...

The Death of Ink

Warren Adler | Posted 04.09.2014 | Books
Warren Adler

Whenever I read about the demise of the print newspaper, I am reminded of the curious circumstances surrounding my third novel, The Henderson Equation.

Stop Bullying My Blackness: A Black History Month Wish

Tré Easton | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices
Tré Easton

I've never really cared for Black History Month. I like to take the Morgan Freeman approach to these particular issues. Black history is American history and American history is black history.

A Gift for White People Celebrating Black History Month (VIDEO)

Kerry Coddett | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices
Kerry Coddett

We're halfway through Black History Month and people are already asking "Why isn't there a White History Month?" Well, that's because we celebrate white history all year long!