14 Years Before The Titanic Sank, A Book Was Published in 1898 That Predicted the Disaster

When the RMS Titanic sank in 1912, more than 1,500 people perished. We all know about that tragic story of the Titanic. But did you know that a writer wrote a book that forewarned of the tragedy 14 years before it even happened?...

 

The 100 most beautiful words in English

Dr. Robert Beard has compiled a list of the most beautiful words in the English language in his over 40 years as a linguist.

 

What Makes This Rare 16th Century Book So Special Is Something Everyone Should See

This 16th century book is more than meets the eye. Housed at the National Library of Sweden, this small old book is a marvelous example of sixfold dos-à-dos binding, in which six books are conjoined into a single publication,...

 

Woman Befriends This Homeless Man In Brazil. Then One Day He Hands Her A Piece Of Paper…

This is such a wonderful story!

 

Vintage Photos of Legendary Writers in History (29 photos)

Jack London Friedrich Nietzsche Hans Christian Andersen Albert Camus Agatha Christie Aldous Huxley and D. H. Lawrence Bowie & Burroughs Ezra Pound by E.O. Hoppé, 1918 Françoise Sagan in the 1950s with her Smith-Corona...

 

Artist Converts A 1979 Ford Falcon Into Weapons of Mass Instruction

In celebration of World Book Day, popular soft drink brand 7 Up, teamed up with Argentinian artist Raul Lemesoff to construct one of his famous book tanks. Lemesoff picked a stripped down 1979 Ford Falcon then converted it...

 
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