Elizabeth Avery

Whatever Happened to the World’s Fair?

The World's Fair. A huge, international showcase of the science, technology, art, and culture of hundreds of world nations. You've probably seen it in movies, f...

The Radioactive Chernobyl Disaster

On April 26th, 1986, the world experienced the worst nuclear disaster in history: the meltdown of the reactors in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The effects of the disaste...

Madonna: ’80s and ’90s Fashion Icon

Madonna is one of the most memorable artists of the '80s and '90s. From the way she exploded onto the scene with her Like a Virgin album through her erotic dabb...

MTV and the Birth of the Music Video

Can you remember a time without MTV? Can you remember a time when MTV only played music videos? These questions may seem to be digging into ancient history, but...