Just in case 200+ odd facts weren't enough for you the first time, I have compiled another list, some possibly even stranger than before, but still true.
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?
We had seen speedboats doing insane speeds but what about navy ships? Can they do similar speeds? Navy ships operate in choppy waters which is a disadvantage for speed. But they are still fast. Let’s see how fast.
In 1982, Derek Walcott admitted that he sexually harassed a student. After becoming president-elect, Barack Obama considered allowing this admitted predator to serve as his Inaugural Poet.
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?
This non-fiction story of the self-destruction of Braniff International Airlines looks into corporate managerial and policy decisions that doomed the vibrant, pace-setting major air carrier after fifty years of flying.
It is unbelievable that cheese can be as addictive as drugs. However some medical studies say that it is.
What better salute to a country’s flag than with a piece of music that reflects the patriotic message that it stands for. This article explores the National March of America: the Stars and Stripes forever Lyrics.
When we talk about military ships, Aircraft Carriers and Battleships are the biggest of them all. But can they move fast? You will be surprised. Let's take a look.
We almost never give concrete a second thought, yet it has a major impact on our lives both negatively and positively.
Here are some heart shaped facts, from a newly discovered heart problem to humming birds, playing cards to swimming pools and the night sky's heart nebula.
Everyone loves royal fairy weddings. Scandal often follows those fairy tale weddings leading to heartbreak and disaster. Here are some of those fairy tale weddings which turned into royal scandals followed by divorce.
Families of honorably discharged, deceased veterans are eligible to receive a Presidential Memorial Certificate. Included are instructions for obtaining this tribute to the deceased veteran.
Being built on water is one of Venice's charming characteristics, but also the very thing that is threatening its survival. Venice environmental challenges may ruin it or even sink it forever. Global warming is posing new threats to the beautiful Italian city.
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!!
The summer of 1916 was a hot one. People were looking to escape to the beach for family fun and relief from the heat over the July 4th holiday. Instead it turned out to be almost two weeks of terror from an attacking man eating shark
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?
In the 1800's, a series of newspaper articles reported on the discovery of life on the moon. Learn how the public accepted this fake news which was a hoax to increase circulation of the New York Sun.
A comprehensive guide and commentary about which forms, documents and other items you will be required to bring to a USCIS interview for adjustment of status in the US.
Don't call them dumb (or tasty or juicy either). Get acquainted with the lessons that turkeys have to teach us about defining yourself, listening to your mother, and confidently strutting your stuff.
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 Ocean Liners and Cruise Ships different? Yes? Okay, we will find out. But are they fast? Don’t know? Then definitely read on.
Could the Ouija Board, long believed to be a portal to the other side, have a more rational and valuable use to us? Here, I propose an experiment that anyone who owns a board can try out.
Are you a magical thinker or a scientific thinker or both? Do you know what the difference is? Magical thinking has always been part of humanity. Scientific thinking is what moves the world forward.
There’s an old aviation saying: “If an airplane doesn’t look right, it won’t fly right.” That doesn’t stop aircraft designers, often with government support, from developing aircraft that don’t look right. Often times it causes many to ask, why?
Synthetic fiber is manufactured from many chemicals that have a harmful effect on humans and the environment. This article introduces information about synthetic fibers. The information contains the history of synthetic fibers, manufacturing process, uses, and risks to humans and the environment.
The North Carolina Cemetery Survey is working to find all the unmarked graves in the state. North Carolina has more unmarked graves than almost all of the remainder of our nation.
This isn’t about my Cornish holiday; it’s a personal focus on the Celtic Nation of Cornwall, who under EU Law were granted national minority status by the British Government in 2014: Giving them same legal recognition as other Celtic nations in the UK including Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
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!