Dietrich Bonhoeffer was part of the German resistance to Hitler. He actively preached, wrote and spoke against Hitler. Bonhoeffer helped Jews escape, passed intelligence to Britain and more.
When Elon Musk has a vision, the whole world needs to sit up and take notice. His habit of taking a dream and turning into a reality is indisputable.
This article is all about the native North American Cooper's hawk, often mistaken for the similar-looking Sharp-Shinned hawk. These beautiful birds of prey are found all across the United States, migrating southward during the winter months.
Sweet Fanny Adams is used by the British to describe anything worthless. It is also the name of a pretty young girl murdered in Victorian England. This is how Fanny's name became slang for worthless.
Joseph Dutton decided to leave a comfortable life to live at the leper colony of Kalaupapa, Molokai. Did his nearly 45 years there make him a saint?
Chinese names are a great place to find names for your horse or pony. These unusual names are great for any foal and will stand out among other names. Chinese mythology is a rich place to find a name with meaning for your horse.
The bunya pine produces huge and often very heavy cones. Its large seeds are both edible and tasty. The tree has a strange appearance and some unusual features.
In the first of a series of articles on Medal of Honor winners from the artillery branch, we look at three heroes from World War II.
Blessing is Imtiaz Dharker's short poem on the theme of water and poverty. It is a snapshot of life in the city slum, where children gather round a burst pipe as if it's a god. Simile, metaphor, personification and vivid imagery combine to produce a sensual poem highlighting how crucial water is.
In the Civil War Robert E. Lee was a defender of slavery, while Ulysses S. Grant did all he could to destroy it. But it was Lee who thought slavery was morally wrong, while Grant seemed not to care one way or the other.
You have applied for a student visa to study in Germany, but unfortunately your student visa has been refused. You are devastated and can't figure out why your visa was refused. Here are some reasons.
Some people believe that NDE is proof of an afterlife. However, science provides alternate, and more plausible, explanations.
Do wild cheetahs attack, kill, or eat human beings? This article answers this question and provides more information about these extraordinary animals.
Earwax is made by the lining of the ear canal and has important functions. An adequate amount of wax is necessary, but too much can lead to impaction and pain.
An easy step-by-step guide for anyone showing others how to teach English as a foreign language to children.