Alexander Hamilton – Maria Reynolds Sex Scandal

Alexander Hamilton Maria Reynolds Sex Scandal Featured

  Alexander Hamilton was a Founding Father of the United States, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the Constitution and founder of the financial system of U.S. He was also chief of staff to George Washington, during whose presidency his infamous sex scandal with Maria Reynolds broke out. The Hamilton-Reynolds sex scandal … Read more

Why do we get goose bumps when we are scared?

Goose Bumps

  Goose bumps Explained Goose bumps, as you might know, are bumps which develop at the base of body hairs when a person is cold or experiences a strong emotion such as fear or euphoria. What happens is that an involuntary discharge of the stress hormone adrenaline from the nervous system causes the hair follicles … Read more

The Children Overboard Scandal | Australian political controversy

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  The Children Overboard Scandal was an Australian political controversy involving the Howard government which started a few days before the 2001 elections, influenced its results and turned into a scandal after the elections. In October 2001, about a month before the Australian election, Immigration Minister Philip Ruddock claimed that refugees had been throwing their … Read more

Wolf! Wolf! story | The boy who cried wolf

the boy who cried wolf

  Aesop’s Wolf! Wolf! story A shepherd boy was bored as he sat on the hillside watching the village sheep. To amuse himself he took a great breath and shouted, “Wolf! Wolf!” The villagers came running up to help the boy. But when they arrived at the hill, they found that there was no wolf. … Read more

Oscar Wilde and Alfred Douglas – The Affair

Oscar Wilde and Alfred Douglas

  Oscar Wilde’s homosexuality was more of an open secret and it lead to his ruin during those more authoritarian times.  In 1891, Oscar Wilde and Alfred Douglas met each other and they started their famous affair soon after. In 1894, Robert Hichens published his novel The Green Carnation which was said to be based on the … Read more