Wendy Mead is a Connecticut-based writer who works on both print and digital projects. These days she spends much of her time writing about other people's lives. She has also published several books for young readers on topics ranging from alternative rock to presidential history.
Leonardo da Vinci was born today in 1452. To celebrate the Renaissance man, here are five facts about his remarkable life and legacy.
As a new star-studded Jungle Book hits movie screens today, here's a look at the original classic and its creator.
Today we celebrate Isaac Newton’s birthday with a few interesting facts about the father of modern science.
On August 14, 1935, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed The Social Security Act into law. To remember FDR, who profoundly changed America with his New Deal programs, we’re taking a look at some fascinating facts about his life and legacy.
AMC's "Turn" follows the lives of the daring members of the Culper Spy Ring, who risked their lives to help win the Revolutionary War. Here's a look at the real people behind the characters.
To celebrate Albert Einstein's birthday on March 14, which also happens to be Pi Day, we're taking a look at some fascinating facts about one of science's most intriguing geniuses and one of mathematics' most intriguing numbers.
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Alexander Graham Bell probably wouldn't know what to make of a selfie, but he kicked off the communication revolution with his telephone back in the 1870s. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first transcontinental phone call, let's learn more about the man and his amazing machines.
America's popular TV talent competition launched some of its most popular contestants into superstardom while other Idol alums veered off the charts and into the world of politics, religion and onto the Great White Way. . .