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Historical Figures

The Classics and Their Relevance Today

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 06.01.2014 | Books
Ricardo B. Salinas

"What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books." -- Sigmund Freud History is ...

The White Queen: Having It All in the Fifteenth Century

Susan Bordo | Posted 10.14.2013 | TV
Susan Bordo

Ever since Thelma and Louise clasped hands and took fatal flight into the Grand Canyon, there's been no shortage in pop culture of fierce women willing to risk it all for their integrity, freedom, or justice.

Historical Icons In Glorious Color

Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts

What would Charles Darwin or Jim Henson look like in color? Thanks to Mads Madsen, an active Reddit and Facebook user with a knack for photo m...

If Historical Figures Had Posted on Facebook...

John Blumenthal | Posted 10.30.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Napoleon: Hey guys, has anyone ever been to Elba?

Seldom Acknowledged Innovation Was Edison's 'Greatest?'

Posted 04.08.2012 | Science

By: Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 04/07/2012 09:45 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Thomas Edison's record as an America...

10 Women We Should All Know

Posted 03.22.2012 | Women

Kimberly Weisul & Connie Guglielmo | One Thing New For Women's History Month, we thought we'd write about a few women who should be household name...

Famous Nappers: Historical Figures Known For Napping

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Napping may not be as common as it once was due to our fast-paced society. Despite a sometimes negative stigma, we may need naps now more than ever...

Jesus Didn't Have a Cellphone...

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arjuna Ardagh

One of the greatest potholes today to people living in a relaxing condition in their day-to-day life, is the sense of wanting to compare ourselves to historical figures and "spiritual heros" from the past.