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Iron Mask

The man in the iron mask (called Lestang) was Count Ercolo Antonio Matthioli, a senator of Mantua, and private agent of Ferdinand Charles, Duke of Mantua. He suffered imprisonment of twenty…

Heather Mills

Heather Mills, an activist and former model, gained fame in 1999 when she began dating legendary musician Paul McCartney. The two announced their engagement in July of 2001, and were married in Irela…

Billy Mills

Billy MillsOlympianBorn: June 30, 1938Birthplace: Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Pine Ridge, South Dakota In 1964 Billy Mills stunned spectators in one of the greatest upsets in Olympic histor…

Iron

The hieroglyphic for iron is which denotes “gold at the bottom” (O), only its upper part is too sharp, volatile, and half corrosive this being taken away, iron would become gold…

Irons

(In). In fetters. “Mettre les fers aux pieds à [quelqu'un].” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894IroncladIron Maiden of Nuremberg A B C D E …

Elijah Hunt MILLS

Senate Years of Service: 1820-1823; 1823-1825; 1825-1827Party: Federalist; Adams-Clay Federalist; AdamsMILLS, Elijah Hunt, (great-great grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodg…

Mill

To fight; not from the Latin miles, a soldier, but from the noun mill. Grinding was anciently performed by pulversing with a stone or pounding with the hand. To mill is to beat with the fis…

The eXistenZ of Life

A Talk With Director David Cronenberg by Alicia Potter Jude Law and Jennifer Jason Leigh in Cronenberg's eXistenZ. "Card-carrying existentialist" Cronenberg has consistently stay…

The Water of Life

The Water of Life Long before you or I were born, there reigned, in a country a great way off, a king who had three sons. This king once fell very ill—so ill that nobody thought he could…