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Milk and Cookies
I propose the question, is there a more perfect pairing in the world than milk and cookies (I’m drooling just thinking about it)? At its root, the combination of the two is simple. It’s once you deconstruct the pairing that there’s so much more deliciousness to unpack. Sure, they might not be as classy as wine and cheese; instead, they’re so much more.
How the Kennedy Curse Ruined a Family
The Kennedys are the closest thing the United States has gotten to a royal family. They have been prominent figures in American politics, business, public service and entertainment over the last 60 years. They even have their own coat of arms that was granted to President John F. Kennedy in 1961 by the Chief Herald of Ireland.
The History of the Bikini
The bikini has become a summer staple in women’s closets all around the world. Despite being such a popular item today, the bikini started off as a controversial design. With summer in full swing, it’s time to take a look at how the “itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka dot bikini” got its name.
The Cultural Impact of the Beatles - The Albums
Is there any other band in the world that has a music catalogue as extensive and diverse as the Beatles? Discovering that Revolver, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles (the White Album), and Abbey Road all came from the same band not only shows off their versatility as songwriters and musicians, but the longevity of their popularity.
5 Major Accomplishments From John F. Kennedy’s Presidency
John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States and held office from January 21, 1961, until his death on November 22, 1963. He was president for a total of 1,037 days.
The Most Powerful Political Songs of the Decade: The 1980s
The 1980s are the moments in history when disasters were painted in neon colours. All it took was for one television network to finally give a voice the world’s hippest protest music. Launched in 1981, MTV started to gain its footing at the beginning of the decade. This new channel dedicated to music provided a platform for popular music from areas all of the world, as well as new genres to be heard by the American public.
The Cultural Impact of the Beatles - The Fashion
From the very start of their journey as musicians you could tell the Beatles were different. Standing proudly at the top as one of the very first ever bands to write their own music, their fashion was what truly made them stand out from the rest.
How COVID-19 Compares to the Spanish Flu
It’s eerie to think about how just over 100 years ago, the world was in the midst of a different global pandemic. The Spanish flu took the lives of 20 to 50 million people, making it one of the worst viral outbreaks in human history. To put it into perspective, the Spanish flu killed around five percent of the planet’s entire population and wiped out more people than WWI. As we’re now faced with our very own contagion in 2020, there’s a lot we can learn by looking at the past.