Ben Franklin, Daylight Saving Time

Benjamin Franklin is credited with being the first person to propose Daylight Saving Time. It was not actually adopted in the US until 1918....More

Lewis and Clark Expedition

Sacagawea accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition as an interpreter and guide in their exploration of the Western United States....More

Machu Picchu

Hiram Bingham was credited with Machu Picchu's discovery on July 24, 1911, even though German Augosto R. Berns found the site in the 1870s....More

Jupiter's Moons

The planet Jupiter has 63 moons.The largest is Ganymede,it is larger than planet Mercury.The next largest moons are Callisto, Io,and Europa....More

Saturns Rings

Some of the moons of Saturn, namely Pan and Prometheus, act as shepherd moons, confining the rings and preventing them from spreading out....More

Rain Sticks

Rain Sticks,created in Peru hundreds of years ago,produce the the sound of rain as tiny pebbles cascade across thorns in hollow wooden tubes...More

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach's best known orchestral works are the Brandenburg Concertos, written in 1721. They are of the concerto grosso genre....More

America's Stonehenge

America's Stonehenge is at the top of Mystery Hill in North Salem, New Hampshire. Carbon dating indicates the site was built 4000 years ago....More

Laboulaye, Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty dedicated in 1886 was inspired by Laboulaye and designed by Bartholdi.The structural framework was designed by Eiffel....More

  • Kakiemon Elephants

    From Japan, Edo period, late 17th century AD, these Kakiemon Elephants are made from porcelain with a milky-white glaze called nigoshide.   More...

  • Maya

    Uncover the secrets and explore the culture of the ancient Maya in this special collector's edition of Archaeology magazine.   More...

Morgan Monroe Mandolin

The Morgan Monroe Mandolin has a solid carved spruce top with a solid carved flamed maple back and sides. The neck is flamed maple. The radius fretboard and adjustable bridge are both ebony.

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