The inspiration behind a great whaling story

In July of 1852, a 32-year-old novelist named Herman Melville had high hopes for his new novel, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, despite the book’s mixed reviews and tepid sales. That month he took a steamer to Nantucket for his first visit to the...

Our Education is better now than in 1912?

Think again if you said yes! Can you pass the final exam for the 8th grade? Be careful and remember it is 1912. People have been known to say that education back in the day was a lot easier than it is today. Well this quiz from 1912 is a lot...