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Karen Harris

Karen Harris

Writer

Karen left the world of academic, quitting her job as a college professor to write full-time. She spends her days with her firefighter husband and four daughters on a hobby farm with an assortment of animals, including a goat named Atticus, a turkey named Gravy, and a chicken named Chickaletta.

Phonograph: Invention And History Of The World's First ...

November 23, 2020

American inventor and businessman Thomas Edison with an Edison Standar...

The Most Eccentric Presidents in U.S. History

November 22, 2020

President Ronald Reagan throwing a football from his desk in the Oval Office. (Mary...

Invention Of The Piano: History Of The World's Most Ver...

November 20, 2020

The piano is the go-to instrument for composers and songwriters. (Sina...

Shirley Chisholm: Everything You Didn't Know About The ...

November 18, 2020

African-American educator and U.S. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm spea...

Bikini Laws: When Women Could Be Arrested For Wearing T...

November 15, 2020

A policeman measuring the swimming costumes of women on the beach in t...

When the Supreme Court Decided The Election Through His...

November 12, 2020

An outside view of the US Supreme Court. (Yegor Aleyev\TASS via Getty ...

Victoria Woodhull: The First Woman To Run For President...

November 10, 2020

Portrait of American feminist Victoria Claflin Woodhull (1838–1927), c...

1902 Mount Pelée Eruption: Volcano Kills 30,000 When Go...

November 9, 2020

In April of 1902 the Mount Pelee volcano on Martinique island erupted...

The Pineapple Primary: An Election Violence Threat That...

November 8, 2020

Three-quarter length portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Loesch voting a...

The Roman Toga: A Status Symbol That Was Key In Electio...

November 7, 2020

Evolving toga fashion in time.(DEA PICTURE LIBRARY/De Agostini via Get...

History Of The White House: Facts And Trivia You Didn't...

November 4, 2020

A view of the south facade of the White House in Washington. (Brooks K...

Albert Hofmann: The Man Who 'Invented' L.S.D. And Bicyc...

November 2, 2020

A portrait of late Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann at the Swiss National ...

Earl Lloyd: The First Black Player In The NBA Makes His...

October 31, 2020

Basketball player Earl Lloyd dribbling a basketball, Virginia, 1966. (...

Reconstruction Era: What Happened After The Civil War T...

October 27, 2020

Dressed in period clothing, Viola Stoops of Woodville, Texas walks pas...

Nikola Tesla: Everything You Didn't Know About The Famo...

October 22, 2020

Nikola Tesla (1856–1943), Serbian-American physicist sitting in his C...

Black Monday: 1987's Stock Market Crash When The World ...

October 19, 2020

A young man reads a copy of the Evening Standard outside the Royal Exc...

Thomas Edison: Everything You Didn't Know About The Fam...

October 18, 2020

Thomas Edison (1847–1931) was a prolific inventor who was issued over ...

Teddy Roosevelt: Things You Didn't Know About The Bull ...

October 14, 2020

Theodore Roosevelt Giving Campaign Speech. (Getty Images) Teddy Roos...

Christ The Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro: History, ...

October 12, 2020

Statue of Christ the Redeemer in clouds, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Paul...

Eleanor Roosevelt: Facts And Trivia You Didn't Know Abo...

October 11, 2020

Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady and social activist. (Getty Images) As...

The Codex Gigas: The Devil’s Bible And Everything We Kn...

October 7, 2020

The Codex Gigas (the Devil's Bible) was written in the early 13th ce...

The Orient Express: A Famous Train Ride Across Europe T...

October 4, 2020

The Orient Express at the Salzburg station. (Culture Club/Getty Images...

John D. Rockefeller: The First Billionaire's Biography ...

September 28, 2020

Seated portrait of John Davison Rockefeller (1839-1937), American oil ...

Thomas Nast: Father of The American Political Cartoon

September 27, 2020

German-born American cartoonist and caricaturist Thomas Nast (1840–1902). (...

Coco the Clown: The UK's Number-One Vintage Clown

September 25, 2020

Coco the Clown inspects a replica of his face painted on an eggshell. (Peter Jo...

The Shroud Of Turin, Jesus Of Nazareth's Negative Image...

September 23, 2020

Bishops pray in front of the Shroud of Turin on April 10, 2010 in the ...

Liberia's 1927 Presidential Election: The Most Rigged E...

September 21, 2020

The flag of Liberia. (Government of Liberia/Wikimedia Commons) In th...

Ancient Dog Tombs: Greek/Roman Epitaphs, Funerals, & Qu...

September 19, 2020

Dogs have played an important role in human history. (Fine Art Photogr...

When Charlie Chaplin Was Banned From America For Commun...

September 18, 2020

(United Artists/Wikimedia Commons) British-born Charlie Chaplin was ...

Terence McKenna: Psychonaut, Father Of The Stoned Ape T...

September 16, 2020

Did prehistoric man used psychedelic drugs? (Paul Zinken/Picture Allia...