Sunday, November 18, 2018
The theory that, through a chain of friends and friends of friends, we can be connected with any other person on earth through a maximum of six steps, was first posited by Frigyes Karinthy. Known as Six Degrees of...
Ray Bradbury wrote complex cautionary tales about society and morality, disguised as science fiction. Though many of his most influential works are now decades old, the lessons and warnings within are timeless. Today, on what would have been his...
"It still feels so incredible to say I own my own business."
I don't know about you, but I love filling out surveys. Ever since I received my first guided journal as a young child, fill-in-the-blank activities have served as ideal jumping-off points to get my creative juices flowing. And it...
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), long considered the greatest of the English writers, has left us few traces of his handwriting. The banned play Sir Thomas More (1595) was written and revised by five different playwrights, of whom Shakespeare was believed to be...
Today marks the 300th birthday of one of history's great revolutionary thinkers - a man who changed the faces of philosophy, musical composition and literature (not to mention the inventor of the autobiographical form) - Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778). Rousseau's effective...
Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's personal journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we get an insider's...
  Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's personal journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we get an insider's...
Honoré de Balzac (1799 –1850) is renowned as one of the founders of realism in European literature. Some critics, including Émile Zola, consider him the father of the naturalist novel. He was also famous for a tremendous work ethic that...
When Henry VIII died in 1547 at age fifty-five, the effect on England was monumental and forever changed the course of history for the western world. Lost in the cultural context, however, is the effect his death had on...