Alfred von Schlieffen was in charge of the entire German army.
Map-making was always a long, laborious process.
When I was a teenager, I wanted to be a blood donor.
When I was little, my dad used to grow tomatoes in our back garden.
Persil has been the UK's favourite washing powder since 1909.
UK journal Cogent Social Sciences recently published a paper linking the penis with global warming.
There's something strange about Japan's Shinkansen trains.
Shelia Frederick had been a stewardess on Alaska Airlines for ten years.
When he was young, Captain Charles Boycott wanted to make his name.
My wife is Chinese so, obviously, all my in-laws are Chinese.
"Fearless Girl" is the bronze statue in front of the charging bull on Wall Street.
In 1995 in Pittsburgh, a 45-year-old man walked into a bank with a gun.
Every year, 4,000 people are killed by landmines.
In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt was in the middle of an election campaign.
Years ago, when I was at art school in New York, Chase Manhattan bank ran a huge ad campaign.
In New York, they used to have an expression for the way clients buy ads from agencies. It was called the Chairman's Wife Syndrome.
Apparently, there are three simple rules for a successful robbery.
Richard Shotton, of Zenith Optimedia, showed me an article in The New Yorker.
In 1913, Henry Ford's business was successful, but not as successful as he wanted.