Love 'em or not, squirrels can teach us eight important lessons about relationships, decision-making, finances, self-confidence, and more. What can we learn from these pesky, bushy-tailed rodents?
Why does drinking salty seawater only make humans more thirsty? How are the kidneys involved? What would happen if you only drank salt water for an extended period of time? This article explores all of these questions and more.
Placer gold hunters usually follow the age old gold prospecting rules by digging in waterways. Here, I share places that have yielded me gold that may not be so well known. Enjoy and good hunting!!
While spending a week vacationing in Indianapolis I found that between swimming in the hotel pool, visiting the Indy zoo and playing haunted laser tag I barely had time to search for local urban legends and haunted places. So being the OCD type person that I am, I put a halt to the leisure time fun and buckled down on some hardcore research my last three days in Indiana. With any luck, you the reader will find my discoveries as interesting as I have.
A review of the highly-regarded book “The Girl Behind The Wall,” which provides a glimpse into what it was like to grow up behind the Iron Curtain in East Germany. Antje Arnold captures her perception of what life was like growing up in communist East Germany during the 1970s and 1980s.
People have celebrated Thanksgiving for centuries; however, the feasts shared today differ drastically from the delicacies enjoyed in the past, even when compared to just a few generations ago. Today's turkey is a monstrous distortion of what it should be, and once was.
Are there atheists in the pulpit? More than you think. Some stay, some leave, some try to change what it means to believe, some start atheist churches. How will this affect religion?
Why are zombies so popular? What are the origins of zombie mythology, and how does interest in zombies relate to psychology, philosophy, and morality. Lastly, could there be a real zombie apocalypse?
Through the eyes of world-famous big cat trainer and animal lover Alexander Lacey, here is a look at what it's like to work with lions and tigers.
A jack o'lantern is a carved and lighted Halloween pumpkin. It's also a name for the mysterious light that reportedly appears near the surface of a wetland.
Toilet paper is something we use every day, but how much do you know about it? You might be surprised at just how many fun facts there are to learn about it. See how many of these you already knew!
Have you thought about getting a library card? A lot has changed since the days before the internet. Libraries of today offer so much more besides books to read. However, if you are looking for just books to read, then having a library card is also for you!
This non-fiction story of the self-destruction of Braniff International Airlines takes the reader into corporate boardrooms behind the scenes of managerial and policy decisions that doomed the vibrant, pace-setting major carrier after fifty years of flying.