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Penny Chavers

Penny Chavers

Writer

Penny, besides writing, loves to spend her time with family and friends. In her spare time, she also enjoys playing the piano, board games, and taking online classes on topics that interest her.

Knocker-ups: The Human Alarm Clocks

April 7, 2019

Alarm clock. Source: (wikipedia.org) While these days people rely on their cell phones or s...

The Mysteries Of Outer Space – How Far Science Has Adva...

April 6, 2019

Space Exploration. Source: (nasa.gov) For years and years, people ...

Hans Christian Andersen And International Children’s Bo...

April 5, 2019

Scene from the ballet The Snow Queen. Source: (gettyimages.com) No...

Springtime Is The Time For Weddings

March 31, 2019

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MAY 10: Alexis Preston poses before her wedding ceremony. Source: (Pho...

Babylon – The Rise And Fall Of It

March 30, 2019

Illustration of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Source: (Bettmann Collection, Object E276 Get...

Things You May Not Know About Women Rulers In History

March 24, 2019

Queens of the Nile Exhibition At Rijksmuseum van Oudheden. Source: (Photo b...

Historical Figures Who Suffered From Diseases or Disord...

March 23, 2019

Experiments using Robert Koch's lymph method being done by Dr Baccelli...

St. Patrick’s Day: Origin And Tradition

March 17, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Source: (pinterest.com) Every year on March 17th, celebrati...

Differences and Similarities: World War I and World War...

March 16, 2019

Trench Warfare 1914: German soldiers sleeping in their trench in the s...

Science Fiction Movies: Then (1950s) And Now

March 10, 2019

The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951). Source: (bfi.org.uk) There are many differen...

History of the Life and Loves of Ernest Hemingway

March 9, 2019

Ernest Hemingway. Source: (killadj.com) The writings of Ernest Hemingway are ...

Unusual Discoveries Of Human Bones

March 3, 2019

Archeologists. Source: (commons.wikimedia.org) The occupation of an archeologist is exciting...

The Lost Civilization Of Mohenjo-Daro

March 2, 2019

Ruins of Mohenjo-Daro. Source: (forum.xcitefun.net) A lost civilization located in India,...

The History of the Amish and Their Unique Way of Life

February 24, 2019

Amish Horse and Buggy. Source: (exploreminnesota.com) The Amish people an...

Native Americans: Top Ten Famous Native Americans From ...

February 23, 2019

Squanto. Source: (post-gazette.com) Many Native Americans helped to ...

Amazing Meteorite Stories That Changed People’s Lives

February 17, 2019

Willamette's huge Meteorite (Oregon, United States). 1920's. Source: (Pho...

Breaking the Record for Longest Lasting Marriages

February 16, 2019

Happy senior couple opening a Valentine. Source: (gettyimages.com) Is marriag...

Before They Were Cliché: Five Common Expressions and Th...

January 27, 2019

Actors Charlton Heston as Moses and Yul Brynner as Pharaoh Rameses II...

A Look at the Stock Market of Yesterday and Today

January 26, 2019

10/24/1929-New York, NY. The street scene on Black Thursday, the day the New Yo...

Blazing The Oregon Trail

January 20, 2019

The Westward Trail circa 1840: A map showing the westward trail from Missouri to Oregon. (Photo by MPI/G...

The Beauty of Living Root Bridges

January 19, 2019

SHILLONG, MEGHALAYA, INDIA, 5/15/06. Source: Subhendu Sarkar/LightRocket via Getty Images. A ...

The Origin of Sherlock Holmes

January 13, 2019

Sherlock Holmes LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 08: A reproduction of a copy of the book 'A Study...

Deadly Wildfires of California

January 12, 2019

Firefighter lights backfires during the Carr fire in Redding, CA on July 27, 2018.-One person died...

A Historical Look at Saint Valentine’s Day

January 6, 2019

Valentine's Day card. 1881 Valentine's Day card featuring montage of illustrations. ...

The Story Behind the Miranda Rights

January 5, 2019

Ernesto Miranda Talking with Attorney - Ernesto Miranda (r) with attorney John J. Flynn, in 1...

That Flatbread That Became A Meal: Pizza

December 30, 2018

New York City Pizzeria. Source: (Photo from https://nearsay.com) Pizza is a food that ...

Chocolate - Food of the gods

December 29, 2018

Origin of Chocolate – gift of the gods. Source: (Photo from www.ancient-origins.net) These days, c...

The Worst Blizzards in History

December 23, 2018

UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2000: Man uses snow blower to clear a path as the worst snowstorm in five ye...

A Mythological Family of Monsters

December 16, 2018

Typhon, God of War/image from God of War Wiki - Fandom Greek mythology is filled tales of her...

Accidental Inventions From The Past

December 15, 2018

1954: Sir Alexander Fleming (1881-1955), noted bacteriologist and joint winner of the 1945 No...