Arts & Culture

The magnificent history of the maligned and misunderstood fruitcake

By Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University Nothing says Christmas quite like a fruitcake – or, at the very least, a fruitcake joke. A quip attributed to...

Cracked It: How Ancient Ostrich Egg Beads Could Reveal The Secrets Of Stone-Age Trade...

By Martin M Barillas Experts have traced evolving human connections by studying beads made from ostrich eggshells by ancient humans 50,000 years ago, shedding light...

5 Essential Tips For a Safe and Happy Holiday With Your Pet

The holidays, along with all of its festive decorations, provides additional chewing opportunities for our furry friends – and potential emergency visits to the...

How Mrs. Claus embodied 19th-century debates about women’s right

By Maura Ives, Texas A&M University, The Conversation Clement Clarke Moore’s 1823 poem “Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas” redefined Christmas in America. As...
Artist Zenab Grabia holds one of her art pieces, a ceramic dish with colorful art.

The Bedouin Artist Embroidering Her Heritage Onto Plates

Zenab Grabia didn’t know any female ceramic artists in her community until she became one herself. By Naama Barak, Zenger News When Zenab Grabia was...