Harvey Washington Wiley was actually a good egg. In fact, his whole game was in service of good eggs. If you’re looking around for a bureaucrat to crush on (it’s so hard to find a good one these days,) look no further.
Carbonated water as the elixir of life isn’t a new concept. When the bubbles hit bodegas in the 1980s and 1990s, seltzer was seen as a healthy alternative to Coke, Pepsi and Tab. Everyone was wearing leg warmers, jazzercising with Jane Fonda, doing cocaine and drinking seltzer.
It’s called fitness. Look it up.
Genetics prevent us from making our own podcast, so here are five great history podcasts with female hosts, recommended for your listening pleasure.
The bad news about this Sistory post is that it’s going to be about YET ANOTHER woman who was denied … More
The three of us are lucky to hail from a long lineage of tough, smart women, and there’s no better … More
If we are on the brink of World War III, may we at Sistory suggest a few other wars we’d like to repeat instead?
London’s Thames River was never a particularly pristine body of water, but by the mid-19th century, things had gotten out of hand.
As great as our dog is, there are some truly unbelievable dog stories of history that leave *even our Jack* with some big pawprints to fill – like that time a pupper saved the World Cup.
The Fat Times, That Time I Had Bangs, Sophomore Year: we all have ways to gloss over the iniquities of our past. So does Iceland.
As you know from our last missive on this lovely blog, Eleanor and I recently took a Sistory Business Trip … More
The story of the last divorcee to marry into the royal family…with somewhat less success than Meghan Markle.
In our family, our dad always gets all the credit for coming from a place with powerful music history. He … More
She dared to wear pants, flew a plane for 237 hours straight, and paved the way for women in aviation, including recent hero Tammie Jo Shults who landed Southwest Flight 1380. Despite all this, she faced cruel and crippling sexism at work, leading to a tragedy.
In 1913, the year before World War I kicked off and changed everything, the city of Vienna was home to a number of young men with some radical views. They all lived within a few blocks of each other, but they didn’t know each other.
It’s Corinne’s birthday and we’ve squirreled away this nutty story just for her.