Articles with keyword "United States"
This diminutive steamer, christened the SL Puffin, began life in 1906 as a 5-horsepower gasoline-powered launch.
On the self-help career of grammarian Sherwin Cody.
Thomas Hart Benton was famous when he wrote his autobiography, forgotten when he updated it.
Our fascination with Buddha goes well beyond power drinks and movie stars.
Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.
Three women in novelist William Faulkner’s life affected his storytelling profoundly through their own literary and artistic abilities. Additionally, one of the three transformed his notions of race.
Staying up all night working on his code and such for the glory of France, Napoleon still had time for other long-lasting achievements—namely, his optical telegraph.