Cultural History

Horsing Around with William Shatner

by William Shatner, with Jeff Rovin

I have to tell you a story that has very little to do with horses, but has more to do with something one horse brought into my life. It’s among my most treasured memories … Read the article

Best Arnold Palmer Quotes of All Time

Arnold Palmer quotes

The best Arnold Palmer quotes originated from the player’s incredible social impact on golf, perhaps unrivaled among fellow professionals. His humble background and plain-spoken popularity helped change the perception of golf as an elite sport. Moving from upper-class pastime to … Read the article

A History of Brushing our Teeth

Otzi; Teeth

by Greg Jenner

Brushing our teeth at 11.45 p.m.

Dragging our leaden feet up the staircase, we look longingly at our bedroom door. But, before we can clamber gratefully under the duvet, a nagging voice in the back of our … Read the article

Johann Strauss: By Royal Appointment

Johann Strauss I

by John Suchet

Johann Strauss Journeys to the United Kingdom

Between that first concert on 17 April 1838 and the end of July, Johann Strauss and his orchestra gave a total of seventy-nine performances in London alone, and the list … Read the article