Noelle Bye

Peter the Great is known best as a trailblazer who modernized Russia, but he got his start traveling undercover through Europe and stealing its ideas. The tzar would industrialize his country’s...
“The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings,” wrote Aldous Huxley in an essay called “Words and Behaviour,” published in 1936, “and...
Can you imagine the airwaves without Eddie Van Halen’s guitar riffs or any actor but Ryan Reynolds playing Deadpool?  While immigration remains a hot-button topic in the United States, it’s hard...
Consumers are fickle. A changing world or a wrong step by a corporation can leave yesterday’s hottest brands sitting on today’s store shelves.  In marketing, brand loyalty indicates consumers’...
Flying saucers. Lights in the sky. Little green men. But that’s just the stuff of science fiction, right – the kind of thing you’d see in some of the 50 best sci-fi movies of all time? ...
The 1990s saw a second golden era in British popular music, after a dry spell of almost three decades, with the advent of what was dubbed Britpop. But while the new craze brought England’s...
Before the United States became independent, wars plagued North America, as the British, French, and Spaniards fought for control of the early colonies, with Native Americans sometimes fighting...