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Charles Frederick Worth “the father of couture”

Charles Frederick Worth “the father of couture”

Charles Frederick Worth (1825-1895) is often called the father of couture, although I would argue that the real first couturier (although she was not called one at the time) was Rose Bertin (1747-1813). Worth was born in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England on October 13, 1825. His first jobs were working with London textile merchants, and he moved to […]

Self Driving And Electric Are The Future Of Automobiles.

Self Driving And Electric Are The Future Of Automobiles.

Autonomous vehicles with no human backup will be put to the test on publicly traveled roads as early as next year in what may be the first attempt at unassisted autonomous piloting. Automotive electronics and parts maker Delphi and French transport company Transdev plan to use autonomous taxis and a shuttle van to carry passengers […]

The Worst of the Worst TV shows Of All Time

The Worst of the Worst TV shows Of All Time

  Too much quality TV got you down? All that art and introspection making you pine for the long-gone age of junk? Here’s a companion to our list of the 100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time – a few of our picks for the worst. Remember: For every bad show that claws its way […]

New Plinko Record on The Price is Right

New Plinko Record on The Price is Right

There’s a new Plinko record, which a very, very, VERY excited “Price is Right” contestant set on Thursday. Ryan Belz, a contestant from Philadelphia, was already hyper when Drew Carey invited him onstage but he freaked out when he discovered he’d be playing the Plinko game, one of the iconic games on the Price is […]

Jacque Fresco Creator Of The Venus Project Passes At 101

Jacque Fresco Creator Of The Venus Project Passes At 101

Jacque Fresco (March 13, 1916 – May 18, 2017) was an American futurist and self-described social engineer, a visionary and some say a bit of a nut. Fresco was self-taught and worked in a variety of positions related to industrial design. Fresco wrote and lectured his views on sustainable cities, energy efficiency, natural resource management, […]

Step by Step of What Will Happen When The Queen Passes Away

Step by Step of What Will Happen When The Queen Passes Away

This past week there was a flurry of chatter about the health of both Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Phillip. Social media was in overdrive when news broke that all royal family staff across the country had been quickly summoned to report to Buckingham Palace. These meetings are not unusual but they are infrequent, […]

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