We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken. Fyodor Dostoevsky Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky 11 November 1821 – 28 January 1881[3][c]), sometimes transliterated as Dostoyevsky, was… Read More ›


When you go to the Sistine Chapel with Sophia Loren, it can be quite some time before your thoughts turn to the ceiling.     Adam West William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), professionally known as Adam West, was… Read More ›


Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.   Victor Hugo Victor-Marie Hugo (26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French Romantic writer and politician. During a literary career that spanned more than sixty years, he wrote in a variety… Read More ›


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.   Sharon Begley Sharon Begley (June 14, 1956 – January 16, 2021) was an American journalist who was the senior science writer for Stat, a publication from The Boston Globe that covers stories related to the life… Read More ›