Category: history

This Painter Scandalized the 18th-Century Pari…

This Painter Scandalized the 18th-Century Paris Art World with Her Smile: undefined

Men always get credit for women’s inventions—and there’s a term for that

Men always get credit for women’s inventions—and there’s a term for that

Lord Byron’s daughter Ada Lovelace was the world’s first computer programmer – Page 2 of 2

Lord Byron’s daughter Ada Lovelace was the world’s first computer programmer – Page 2 of 2

yesterdaysprint: The Evening News, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania,…

yesterdaysprint:

The Evening News, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, November 1, 1927

Was Mozart’s sister actually the most talented musician in the family?

Was Mozart’s sister actually the most talented musician in the family?

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Pete Souza was the official photographer of the Obama White…

Pete Souza was the official photographer of the Obama White House.

If you don’t follow him on Instagram, you should.

He makes the best points and has the best burns without doing anything besides pointing out how other men, mainly Obama, have done this job better.

In 2015, a jar of Nutella was sold every 2.5 seconds around the…

In 2015, a jar of Nutella was sold every 2.5 seconds around the world. Here’s the sweet, delicious history of the hazelnut and chocolate spread.

On this exact day 69 years ago,  Harry Truman desegregated the…

On this exact day 69 years ago,  Harry Truman desegregated the military. 

Today, Trump moved to ban transgender troops.

Amelia Earhart took the NYT to task for calling her by her…

Amelia Earhart took the NYT to task for calling her by her husband’s name — and it worked