Joined: Jun 9, 2021
Karin Crompton is a writer, editor, and story coach based in Connecticut.
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25 Fascinating Facts About Daylight Saving Time
Love it or hate it, daylight saving time means you have to reset your clocks twice a year and either gain or lose an hour of sleep.
25 Facts About the Winter Solstice, the Shortest Day of the Year
Whether you’re a fan of winter or wish it would go away, here are 25 things to note about the winter solstice, a.k.a. the shortest day of the year.
12 Facts About Author Thomas Hardy
'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' author Thomas Hardy is best known for his novels of rural realism, but he started out as an architect.
12 Fantastic Facts About Nathaniel Hawthorne
American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne drew inspiration from his own ancestors for his best-known novel, 'The Scarlet Letter.'
12 Far-Flung Facts About the Lewis and Clark Expedition
They didn’t find a navigable water route to the Pacific Ocean—but they did return with journals full of observations.
11 Amazing Facts About Jamestown, the First Permanent English Colony in North America
Over several decades beginning in 1607, Jamestown nearly collapsed multiple times as colonists succumbed to disease and famine.
9 Facts You Should Know About the Equal Rights Amendment
Almost 100 years have passed since the Equal Rights Amendment was first proposed. Here are the facts you should know.
10 Fascinating Facts About Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin is best known as the second astronaut to walk on the moon, but he also holds a Guinnnes World Record.
13 Facts about Astronaut Alan Shepard, the First American in Space
Fifty years ago, Alan Shepard became the first astronaut to hit a golf ball on the moon. Read on for more facts about trailblazing career at NASA.
12 Amazing Facts About Simone Biles
Is it too much to say that Simone Biles is not only the best Olympic gymnast, but the greatest gymnast of all time? We don't think so.
11 Fast Facts About Amtrak
Fifty years ago, Congress consolidated all of America's passenger train service into one entity: Amtrak. Here are a few facts about the nationwide rail network.