Whether you love it or hate it, the Victorian era is one of the most pivotal and influential moments in history. After all, the Victorian period was born out of the rise of industry and personal capital gain, changes which sparked a new appreciation for the notion of free choice in many areas of life, including dress style.
Paul Manafort's trial—or trials—is finally drawing to a close. His first trial kicked off on July 31, 2018. The man was indicted on a number of charges, including conspiracy against the United States, money laundering, and obstruction of justice, among others. Special Counsel Robert Mueller discovered evidence of Manafort's wrongdoing during his investigation into the presidential campaign of Trump. From a tense jury selection to repeated back and forth confrontations between Manafort's lawyer, Thomas Zehnle, and Judge T. S. Ellis III, the trial captured the nation's attention. The trial at the federal court in Alexandria resulted in guilty verdicts for eight charges, prompting Manafort to take a plea before his second trial, scheduled to take place in D.C. There likely won't be many juicy tidbits from those proceedings, but what we already know is scintillating, and begs the question as to whether or not the United States of America is shifting from a democracy to a plutocracy.
Many coin holders have become millionaires investing in initial coin offerings (ICOs), and yet government authorities are warning the public against taking what they deem to be such a risky investment. Some countries have even went to the extreme of banning ICOs altogether. So, why are ICOs so risky? There are several reasons why these investments would be considered such.
At one point in America's history, the station wagon was king. In the 1970s and 80s, there was simply no substitute for station wagons if you had a family. It usurped this position from the mid-size sedan, which had been the most popular option (because it was pretty much the only option) for parents with children for the bulk of the 20th century.
Let's be honest: it's almost impossible to stay up-to-date with today's political climate. Something new and revolutionary seems to be happening every single day, and opinions about politics are becoming more and more polarized. Whether you're trying to find the latest Tweets from Donald Trump or major changes in policies, finding quality political podcasts that can keep you both entertained and informed is no easy task.