In America in the 1960s, commercial television was considered a cultural wasteland and a bad influence.
There's a piece of thinking that young marketing trainees learn and it's ruining their ability to think.
Two hundred years ago, Jeremy Bentham advocated: equal rights for women, the decriminalisation of homosexuality, the abolition of slavery, the abolition of the death penalty, and animal rights.
UPS have computers working out routes for their trucks to take mainly right-hand turns, avoiding left turns where possible.
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.