Howard writes on science, books, movies and news for Blogcritics and on his own blogs from the border of North and Central America.
Shackleton's attempt to cross the South Pole on foot (1915) was one of the most successful failures in history.
Mexican Muralists were not "artistically nor intellecturally isolated from Mexican society". They were part... of the revolutionary life of Mexico.
Sally Fox didn't invent colored cotton..." but she revolutionized ecologically friendly clothes production in 1989".
Living as expatriates in Mexico has changed our reading habits.