Johan Zoffany (1733-1810) is alleged to have been the only member of Britain’s Royal Academy to practice cannibalism.
When David Hockney ’s designs for Stravinsky ’s opera “The Rake’s Progress” were first seen, Gerald Ford was president of the U.S. and Harold Wilson prime minister of Britain.
Tar balls collected by Key West, Florida, park rangers yesterday have been shipped for analysis to determine if they came from BP Plc ’s leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
In a contest for the title of the world’s most notorious seducer, Casanova and Don Juan would easily come out on top. The difference between the two is that Casanova was a real person, not a myth.
Do what Victorian brides were advised to do -- shut your eyes and think of England -- and one of the things that comes to mind, along with wet weather and the monarchy, is a sense of humor.
Florida and Gulf Coast cities in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama may see credit ratings cut because of the BP Plc oil spill if tourism falls and property values drop, Moody’s Investors Service said.