The actual lunar spacesuits with traces of moondust still on them give me the chills. And how they're presented in such a dark, quiet case -- you really do feel like you're looking through to watch astronauts walking on the moon.
As the youngest in my family, who grew up surrounded by strong independent women, I was able to build my future with insight and perseverance. My first role model was my grandmother, who my older sister and I called "Mimi."
As trivial as the events surrounding Orde Wingates death may seem to the rest of the world, for me had Wingate survived and lived, the entire history of the modern Middle East would have probably been a good deal different.
In my conversations with Ken Pomeranz, one of the world's leading specialists in Chinese history, I have learned a lot about how complex a role issues relating to water have played in China's past and continue to play in China's present.
In just his most recent few books, Adam Hochschild has examined the scandal of the colonial Congo, the anti-slavery movement in Great Britain, and the fighting of and opposition to what we now call WWI.
Both are by authors who assume that to make sense of today's China, we need to understand the clashes between China and the West of what in the PRC is called China's "century of humiliation," lasting from the 1840s through the 1940s.