Flapper, Pt 1: A Call for Freedom.

In the early 1920s, things changed rapidly, the 19th Amendment passed in 1920 giving women the right to vote. Women began attending college. The Equal Rights Amendment was proposed by Alice Paul in 1923. World War I was over and men wanted their jobs back. Women, though, who had joined the workforce while the men … Continue reading

Flat-headed Cat.

Flat-headed cat (Prionailurus planiceps) is one of the world’s least known and most threatened species of cat. Image Credit: Jim Sanderson by Becky Crew. LOOKING LIKE A cross between a cat and some kind of extra-terrestrial, the flat-headed cat (Prionailurus planiceps) is one of the world’s least known and most threatened species of cat. Found … Continue reading

3D Street Art From DAIM.

Born in Lueneburg, Germany, it was a love of hip hop that initially piqued an interest in graffiti for street artist DAIM. He started listening to the music at age 15 and two years later found himself using spraycans as a mean of expression in nearby Hamburg. That was in 1989 and by 1991 he … Continue reading

When was Dwarf Planet Pluto Discovered?

On February 18, 1930, Clyde W. Tombaugh, an assistant at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, discovered Pluto. For over seven decades, Pluto was considered the ninth planet of our solar system. The Discovery It was American astronomer Percival Lowell who first thought there might be another planet somewhere near Neptune and Uranus. Lowell had … Continue reading