Journalist Louis Theroux visits the owners of exotic pets to discover their appeal.
Author Brigid Shulte examines why work flexibile work hours don’t always affect gender equaity and describes four other things that can help.
This article notes some of the key players in the passing of the Civil Rights Act. Roll over the hotspots in the image to find out more about each person.
Source: Sonoma Index-Tribune
Professor and author Jeanne C. Reesman extols the writing of Jack London.
The Mastheads, a residency program for writers, built five small studios inspired by famous local authors, such as Henry David Thoreau and Nathaniel Hawthorne, for its recipients to work in.
Click this link to learn more about Sherman Alexie, author of “The Powwow at the End of the World,” who believes many Native American stories and voices need to be heard.
Source: Library of Congress
Why might singing be important for laboring slaves? Click this link to learn more about the important roles folksongs called spirituals played in the lives of slaves.
Source: Baylor University
A film historian at Baylor University believes horror movies are so compelling because they reflect the difficult and disturbing aspects of our society and ourselves.
Source: Youth Volunteer Corps
Volunteering in your community is a great way to prepare for your first job. Click to read a list of 20 valuable skills you can learn from volunteering.
Source: Psychology Today
Explore the plot and significance of a popular Greek myth.