What Does Auld Lang Syne Mean?

New Year's Eve Clock

What does Auld Lang Syne mean? No song is as inextricably linked to a specific moment as the singing of Auld Lang Syne at midnight on New Year’s Eve. A countdown begins as the clock counts down to 12:00 am … Continue reading

The Ghost of Olive Thomas

The Ghost Of Olive Thomas

I’ll admit that I don’t really believe in ghosts. All the fuss people make about haunted houses leaves me shaking my head In disbelief. Nonetheless, I learned that the Ghost of Olive Thomas – a once-famous movie star and legendary … Continue reading

Wonder Woman and The Lie Detector

Wonder Woman Golden Lasso

One of my favorite parts of doing historical research on inventions is stumbling across connections that are completely surprising. You may know that Hedy Lamarr invented a key part of the technology that makes wifi, GPS and cell phone technology … Continue reading