One of France's most brilliant 19th century painters gives us a lot to think about in this mysterious and wintry scene.
The new podcast episode examines two enduring mysteries surrounding Theodosia Burr Alston, a remarkable woman of the early 19th century.
In this installment of "Mysterious Tales," a famous nautical adventurer vanishes in a rickety boat in the Caribbean. That's not really New England, but whatever. Oh, and wine!
An adventure among (fictional) Mesoamerican Indians is the chief offering of this decent, if unremarkable, Choose Your Own Adventure book.
Your dojo is going down the tubes, and saving it involves tracing a mysterious sword and tangling with ninjas in this Choose Your Own Adventure book.
Missed opportunities abound in what has got to be one of the most disappointing CYOA books of the series.
This month (April 2016) is the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. In this interesting article on The View from Sari's World blog, Sari delves [...]
This photo shows the last act of what must have been a pretty ugly story. What happened?
Looted from a storehouse during the French Revolution, Louis XVI's most dazzling jewel came back to life in another guise.
In this Choose Your Own Adventure book, you go in search of a silk magnate who disappeared (in real life) in 1967.