The most famous Christmas tree in the world is from Pennsylvania. The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was illuminated at 8:55 p.m. on Nov. 29 during an extravagant ceremony featuring performances by Gwen Stefani, Pentatonix and Harry Connick Jr.
Classicist Emily Wilson, is the first woman who has translated ‘The Odyssey‘ by Homer, giving a fresh approach to the text, as New York Times critic Wyatt Mason wrote.
Constantino Brumidi (July 26, 1805 – February 19, 1880) was a Greek-Italian-American historical painter, best known and honored for his fresco work in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
A seal discovered in Pylos has left scientists speechless. On an agate gem, that was found in the “Tomb of the Warrior” in Pylos and dates back to 1500 BC, there is a carving which depicts three warriors in battle.
Every city needs a symbol. In its coffee cup, New York has something that's both genuinely unique and almost timeless.
With the world so interconnected by the internet today, it’s hard to appreciate that just a half-century ago it didn’t even exist. In fact, social media, your favorite news sites, even the word “online” wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for the transmission of two letters from a computer in Los Angeles to another computer in Menlo Park, California, in 1969.
"Happy Birthday to You", more commonly known as simply "Happy Birthday", is a song that is traditionally sung to celebrate the anniversary of a person's birth. According to the 1998 Guinness World Records, "Happy Birthday to You" is the most recognized song in the English language.
An international research team, including 8 Greek scientists, announced the third detection of gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space and time, first predicted by Albert Einstein more than a century ago.