Entries by Kathleen Harris

Victorian Hairstyles: a short history, in photos

In the Victorian era, a woman’s hair was often thought to be one of her most valuable assets. Styles varied quite a bit throughout the nearly 7 decades of Queen Victoria’s reign, with everything from simple middle parts to elaborate pieces made from human hair being in fashion. Accessories such as combs, pearls, hats and […]

Which historic badass were you in a past life? Take the quiz.

From heroes to despots and everything in between, the badasses of history fought hard, stood their ground, and earned a name for themselves in history books around the world. Sure, they weren’t all paragons of goodness, but that’s what makes them so interesting. Take this quick quiz to find out which historic badass you really were in a […]