History of This

The History of This: Snow Cones

Between the years 794 and 1185, Japan went through what is known as the Heian period. The Samurai social class came to the fore, and Taoism and Buddhism made major inroads into Japanese culture. It was during this time period that ice was brought down from the mountains in the [...]

July 3, 2015

The History of This: Men’s Facial Hair Acceptance

There comes a time in every investigative journalist’s career when they must come face to face with the specter of total, abject failure. Sometimes it is as simple as blowing a deadline, other times it is as harrowing as protecting the identity of a whistleblower in an [...]

May 29, 2015