Oscar Wilde was an infamously brilliant playwright, writer, and social activist. He’s well-known legacy pervades his many published essays, plays, especially his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. Wilde was an epic figure...
By the time Irena Sendler caught and tortured by the Nazis, she’d already saved 2,500 Jewish children. When she died in 2008 at the age of 98, she insisted she was no heroine, but she really wished she had rescued more...
When X-ray was discovered by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in 1895, the New York Times was so skeptical that they referred to the medical breakthrough as the “alleged discovery of how to photograph the invisible”. It took a...
A rare fascinating look at some of the most interesting moments from the past.
New York is a global power city that exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, technology, and entertainment. New York is the most populous city in the United States and the most populous urban agglomerations...
The Photo That Was Hard to Get Published, but Even Harder to Get LIFE photojournalist George Strock captured an iconic image of 3 U.S. soldiers lying on the sand of Buna Beach, New Guinea. The small wave breaking provides...