Art

High Heel Shoes Story

High heels have a long, rich history, dating as far back as the tenth century. The Persian cavalry, for example, wore a kind of boot with heels in order to ensure their feet stayed in the stirrups.

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Actors Who Actually Won Razzies And Oscars

Established in 1929, The Academy Award of Merit, also known as the Oscar, is presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) to honor the finest artists working in feature films. Why it is known as the Oscar is disputed, but the most commonly accepted legend is that a secretary working for The Academy saw the ...

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World’s Most Historical Photographs

The history of photography began in remote antiquity with the discovery of two critical principles: camera obscura image projection and the observation that some substances are visibly altered by exposure to light. There are no artifacts or descriptions that indicate any attempt to capture images with light sensitive materials prior to the 18th century.

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9 Famous Author Suicides in Literary History

On 9 April 1951, Sadegh Hedayat committed suicide by gassing himself in a small rented apartment in Paris. Sadegh (also spelled as Sadeq) Hedayat; February 17, 1903 in Tehran – April 9, 1951 in Paris) was an Iranian writer, translator and intellectual. Best known for his novel The Blind Owl, he was one of the earliest Iranian writers to adopt ...

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