Did You Know?

Trivia Time for Did You Know

Trivia Time for Did You Know

Today is tidbit trivia time in Did You Know. See how many things you know, or learn.  Then turn the tables on your friends. Did you know 85% of plant life is found in the ocean Did you know Ralph Lauren’s original name was Ralph Lifshitz Did you know rabbits like licorice Did you know […]

Did You Know…What That’s For?

Did You Know…What That’s For?

  Ever find yourself in the middle of a project or task and happen to notice a part or shape and wonder ‘what is tarnation is that for’? Scroll through this list and see if you’ve even noticed these items before…or maybe you’ll realize you hadn’t seen it before, until now.   So,  ‘What is […]

Easter Island, More Than Just Good Heads

Easter Island, More Than Just Good Heads

It’s one of the oldest mysteries known to man: Easter Island. The remote piece of land is located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, and it holds secrets that even the most experienced archaeologist has been able to uncover. The island is populated by iconic stone statues that look like giant heads, and their origin has […]

The Startling Discovery in Ben Franklin’s Basement

The Startling Discovery in Ben Franklin’s Basement

 For nearly two decades leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence Benjamin Franklin lived in London in a house at 36 Craven Street. In 1776, Franklin left his English home to come back to America. More than 200 years later, 15 bodies were found in the basement, buried in a secret, windowless […]

Paul Roustan, Winner North American Body Painting Championship

Paul Roustan, Winner North American Body Painting Championship

Los Angeles artist, Paul Roustan, is known for his work in body painting and photography. Winner of the North American Body Painting Championships, Roustan is recognized as one of the world’s leading body painters whose style combines traditional fine art, pop culture, and reflections of the contemporary world to create conceptually-based body painting. An alumn […]

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 […]