Marcus Aurelius was not only a Roman emperor, he was also a philosopher, in the Stoic tradition, and his writings in Meditations continue to influence many people to this day.
By Kimberly Ison Drinking, smoking in public, spending time with men, staying out late, gambling… all of this sounds like the vices of a young girl in today’s society. But believe it or not, these were just a few of the controversial pastimes of a former First Daughter. Who you may ask? No, not Malia […]
By Kimberly Ison Remember the movie “Eyes Wide Shut” with the super weird ritual scene and thinking this has to come from somewhere?! Well, let’s chat about the Hellfire Club. The history of the Hellfire Club dates back to the 1700’s when it was originally a British secret society designed for high standing individuals of […]
By Rick Larson Jr. Albert Einstein (March 14th, 1879- April 18th, 1955) is one of the most talked about scientists, with some of the most highly regarded findings, and for good reason. Born March 14, 1879, the German born theoretical physicist is best known for his theory of Special Relativity, which created one of two […]
With all the struggles in the last 100 years for gender equality, it might be hard to imagine that 4,500 years ago, a woman ruled the largest civilization in ancient Mesopotamia. Kubaba, or Kug-Bao in the Sumerian language, was king of Sumer during the third dynasty of Kish, the ancient capital city of Sumer. Sumer […]