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Decoration Day began shortly after the Civil War., as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Road Ragers are completely unaware or dismissive of others on the road. Call it what you will: self-entitlement, negligence, malaise, ignorance.
That small cylinder on your computer cords is called a ferrite bead and is actually really important. Chewbacca Mom is the definition of a viral sensation, and she comes with her own laugh track. Flight 4590 was a charter destined for New York’s JFK airport on July 25th, 2000, carrying mostly German tourists headed to South America. Cultured meat is made of real beef, but is produced without slaughter through the culturing of cells.
Famed reporter Morley Safer passed away one week after retiring from CBS Television, and 4 days after a special ''60 Minutes'' presentation about his life. Editorial cartoonists typically combine artistic skill, hyperbole and satire in order to question authority and draw attention to corruption and other social ills. On November 7, 1937, the Los Angeles Examiner published a prescient map predicting how Imperial Japan could attack the U.S. during World War II. Shepard Fairey's iconic Obama ''Hope'' poster has been parodied to death.
Water softeners trade minerals for something else, in most cases sodium, in a process called ion exchange. Eight years of Catholic grade school can scar a person for life. Just ask me. Dementia is not a disease, rather it is a collection of many symptoms that suggest a brain disorder
As the Framers fully understood, sharia is an enemy of the United States Constitution. The two are incompatible. Sharia Law is the term describing the rules of the lifestyle ordained by Allah. Click for larger view.
Next time you book a hotel, be careful what you touch, do, or eat. The article is fine, but some reader comments may be NSFW. Comments on this article on Fark.com are interesting, but some can be NSFW. Next time you book a hotel, be careful what you touch, do, or eat. Click to read the article.
Sales of safe (aka panic) rooms, where families can safely lock themselves away from most threats, are up. This airline captain had the fish for dinner. Pilots reveal the terrifying things that happen to them that passengers have no idea about. Here are some pay-for-play and free outdoor apps you’ll want on your phone for your next foray outside.
If you are moving around in an RV you need this smartphone app to find where the television stations are and where to point your antenna. Hoping to do to restaurants what they did to school lunch programs, the Fat Police are in the news again, with final calorie rules for all food establishments. In 1956, the Southdale Center in Edina, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb, opened its doors and became America's first indoor shopping mall. It took me a long time to accumulate this list of useful RV information sources,  and it is yours for the taking.
At the siege of Vienna in 1683 Islam seemed poised to overrun Christian Europe. We are in a new phase of a very old war. Pay attention to what this man says. An ''egg'' on Twitter is someone who hasn’t yet changed their avatar to something other than the provided default: an unhatched egg. Weird Al Yankovic is sick and tired of all the emails you forward to him. Should you take it personally? Probably. Bernie Sanders will go to Philadelphia with more pledged delegates than any insurgent in history.
Photoshoppers have been very busy keeping up with Hillary's presidential campaign. Probably not safe for work, or home if your spouse is a Hillary fan. Che must liked my college ROTC uniform. A bunch of interesting fun facts, and most of them are true. Many assume that it is a holiday celebrated in communist countries like the Soviet Union. Most don't know that May Day has its origins in America. In 1847, the impoverished Choctaw Nation was able to scrape together $170 to send to Ireland to help feed starving people.
A lightning strike emits radio, a phenomenon that enables scientists to show lightning strikes in real time as they happen all around the world. A new study suggests that widows suffer less stress and frailty than wives whose husbands are still alive. Your weather widget can be tailored to suit any website with options for changing size and colors. The National Park System includes national parks, monuments, battlefields, military parks, historical parks, historic sites, lakeshores, seashores, recreation areas, scenic rivers and trails, and the White House.
Everyone, at one time or another, has told a lie, but politicians have turned it into an art form. ''The food of the true revolutionary is the red pepper,'' declared Chairman Mao. ''and he who cannot endure red peppers is also unable to fight.'' Russian submarines, the most in two decades, are prowling the coastlines of Scandinavia and Scotland, the Mediterranean Sea, and the North Atlantic. According to the author of this article, the studies done to show married men living longer are skewed with inaccuracies, and single men live just as long.
Saudi Arabia  will sell off billions of dollars' of U.S. investments if Congress passes a bill saying the Saudi's are responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks. Bill Mauldin's drawings of his muddy, exhausted, whisker-stubble infantrymen Willie and Joe were the voice of truth about what it was like on the front lines. Hillary insists on presidential suites, a Gulfstream G450 or larger, all expenses, including her entourage, no recording of the speech, and only one copy for her. There are thousands of incredible bloggers who share their stories, photos, and videos from life on the road.
Paws Up Resort in Montana is one of the most expensive campsites in the United States. The expression ''Go Dutch'' has its origin around 1652-1784, during the English-Dutch wars. All his life Joseph Medicine Crow was a bridge between the two worlds, lecturing on the need to combine the best of old ways and new. Alfred Lewis was an associate of the more famous Samuel Morse, who took credit for Vail's inventions.
There are religious nut-cases, and then there are people like whoever runs this website that defy description. CAUTION: Definitely NSFW An Emmitsburg, Maryland woman claims to be able to see and talk to the Virgin Mary, something even Catholic Church leaders find too crazy to believe. The Boston Globe thinks Donald Trump's vision for the future is as deeply disturbing as it is un-American. Find out how much of an underachiever you are compared to some of the world's most lauded people. Depressing, isn't it?
The five highest-paid doctors, by specialty, are orthopedists, cardiologists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists, and radiologists. If you're built like this young lady, you can be pretty much anything you wanted to be. But, for the rest of us, here is some good advice. Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections throughout Latin America for almost a decade, and could be coming to North America soon. If you were a Secret Service agent, would you take a bullet for this woman after the abuse she dishes out?
We look forward to it every year. April Fools' Day — the one day where millions of people play April Fool pranks on their friends and loved ones. A pilot for more than 70 years, Harry Moyer still flies his 1964 Mooney regularly. Nomading is one that mostly younger people buy into because they think they can sidestep the responsibility involved in building a proper life. At the 2015 Party convention, 33 democratic state parties made deals with the Clinton campaign and a fundraising entity called The Hillary Victory Fund.
Not so fast, Pilgrim, are you sure about that? The key word here is ''story'' CAUTION: This article may offend those who consider themselves deeply religious.. A woman dubbed the Internet Black Widow has been released from prison in Canada. What could have earned a sweet-talking 80-year-old such a reputation?
The Nixon White House had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people. The war on drugs associated the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin.
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Bernie Sanders has spent decades attacking inequality. Now the country is listening.
On March 13, 1993 an unusually severe extratropical low moved ashore from the Gulf of Mexico hitting western Florida with hurricane force winds and a hurricane like tidal surge of up to 12 feet. A grand jury is a legal body that is empowered to conduct official proceedings to investigate potential criminal conduct and to determine whether criminal charges should be brought. How do pilots and air crews cope with jet lag? Or, are they simply immune to it? In the movie ''Back to School'', Rodney Dangerfield is asked by the college dean if he really did his own school work. Rodney's eyes got big and round ''I can't lie to you, Dean Martin, YES I DID ! ''
Wyman Meinzer is the official State Photographer of Texas, and has traveled to every corner of the state in search of the first and last rays of sunlight in its magnificent sweep across the Texas landscape. Senators originally represented state governments, with Congressmen representing the people. The 1913 17th Amendment ended that, and some say Senators now represent whoever funds their campaigns. The spring equinox is at 11:30 p.m. CT March 19, 2016, when the sun crosses the equator into the northern sky and the Earth is lighted from pole to pole. A curious phenomenon that afflicts residents in the Land of 10,000 Lakes that apparently turns saying good-bye into a long, drawn out process.
The Democratic Party doesn't really trust the public to pick the candidate. Using ''super delegates'', party insiders will decide who runs for president. The internet has flooded consumers' brains with reviews, comments, and other digital data that has diluted the power of advertising altogether. Caesar's death paved the way for the Roman empire after a bloody cycle of civil wars, and secured him the hallowed immortality he always craved. What you thought you knew about St. Patrick's Day may just be blarney.
Piloting many aircraft, including her favorite AT-6, ''Betty Wall'' flew training missions against US Army ground and bomber forces, towed aerial targets, and instructed male cadets in the skill of instrument flight. The Matthew McConaughey film tells the story of Newton Knight and a Mississippi county’s open defiance of secession and the Civil War. Brazilian Joao Pereira de Souza discovered the tiny penguin languishing on rocks in 2011 covered in oil. After downing the B-24, a Zero pilot started shooting at the bailed out crew.  Lt. Owen Baggett pulled his pistol and shot the Japanese pilot in the head.
This popular board game by Elizabeth Magie was ripped off by a man, Charles Darrow, who sold it to Parker Brother's 30 years later. Other than the alligators, snakes, snapping turtles, and burmese pythons, you have nothing to worry about. The main attraction in Ave Maria are homes that are half the price of similar ones closer to the beach in Naples to the West and Fort Lauderdale to the East. Mid-sized and regional airlines in the US are suffering from a pilot shortage that could threaten the health of the broader US aviation industry.
In ancient Greece, prostitutes advertised their profession and special talents by wearing lipstick. About to get your 15 minutes of fame?  Call us first! Founded in 1995 by an ultra-conservative activist, the Parents Television Council has been fighting to keep sex and violence off the air for over 20 years. Almost everything we own today is interconnected. Unfortunately, we’re a society that seems to be unknowingly trading our privacy for comfort.
Florida Man is a Twitter feed that curates news headline descriptions of bizarre incidents involving a male subject residing in the state of Florida. By eerie coincidence, a book published in 1898 warned of the Titanic tragedy 14 years later in 1912. More than 50 years after its maiden voyage, the very first Boeing 727 takes its very last flight on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Depending on how the phone was set up, it might delete all its data after ten wrong tries.
10 silent signs you might have diabetes. Pilot Eric 'Winkle' Brown held two of the most startling records from the world of flying. And that's just a part of his extraordinary life. Donald Trump recites the lyrics to ''The Snake'' to warn his rally audiences about what is happening in Europe. Like a dark secret it weighed on the author's shoulders every single month the storage bill came in.
If you enjoy walking in the great outdoors, sooner or later you may discover a bear ambling along on the same trail. What should you do? Hillary's stressing how much closer her platform is to Obama's than Bernie's, and that might be enough to top him. Automotive tycoon Henry Ford had deep ties to the mob and used his underworld connections to grow his company to epic heights in the business world. A narrow vote in 1849 made St. Paul the capital of Minnesota, changing it from the original PIg's Eye.
You didn't actually think party insiders were going to let the people decide who the presidential nominee would be, did you? Let's discuss ''superdelegates''. The FBI wants Hillary Clinton indicted, and her political foes would love to see her arrested before the election for her infamous email server scandal. Now, everyone will want to die there. A commercial pilot with years of experience has created a ten minute video he claims will help anyone safely land a 737 in an emergency.
THE UK government is facing demands to reveal the details of a secret flight through Scottish airspace which was at the center of a plot to capture whistleblower Edward Snowden. Terrafugia intends to catalyze a revolution in personal mobility, bringing a new level of safety, convenience, and freedom to personal transportation. If you know of a useful RV website I've missed, please email and tell me about it. Onerous tricks that web page designers, hosts, and advertisers use, like trapping you on their website by disabling your back button.
According to the artist, the shadow represents the infamous blue dress Monica Lewinsky wore and  proved she'd had relations with President Clinton. In 1956, a B-25 Mitchell bomber crashed into the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh. Despite many searches, no one has ever found the plane. While the operators of this website maintain they are operating within the law by publishing scam reports, we hope those posting comments can back them up. Once again, John Oliver hits the nail right on the head.
The Virgin Mary was made of bronze and was of gigantic size. The front opened  and displayed an interior full with sharp spikes and pointed blades. Aside from the few grandfathered in, the only air boating that will be allowed in most of Everglades National Park will be four air boat tour operators. Every woman should have a purse of her own.         ~Susan B. Anthony The Evangelicals in Iowa will be saying that ''it was God's will'', but the probability is staggering.
National debt of United States illustrated in a clear way so that everybody can understand. The West Virginia coal wars between coal companies and miners, sparked the Battle of Blair Mountain, the largest insurrection in the U.S. since the Civil War. these curbside signs are all over Florida. If you are an illegal alien and have an IRS ITIN card, your big paydays could go on for years. Malibu Creek State Park in California was the outdoor set of television's legendary program M*A*S*H.
Blizzard Warning: High winds, about two feet of snow forecast for D.C. area. The Ship of Theseus was rebuilt over the centuries as wood rotted, so at what point did it stop being the original, and when did it become something else? Forget fingerprints, internet routers could soon help police solve crimes. A controversial practice known as civil asset forfeiture lets police seize cash and property from people who are never charged or convicted of a crime.
For many, Martin Luther King has become less a human and more of a saint and source of quotes. January-March is the toughest time of year to find a campsite in the southern half of Florida, and rates go through the roof in private campgrounds. Secret Service agents say guarding Hillary Clinton is ''punishment detail''. When the cameras are gone, she turns into a rude raging monster. Actor Gregory Peck delivered an abbreviated, but remarkable, version of General MacArthur's famous 1962 speech at West Point in the movie ''MacArthur''.
If you believe in curses, winning the Powerball can kill. ISIL is the acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, which includes the State of Israel. It's an enduring stereotype in popular culture: the person who aims to dispense helpful advice—in the car or elsewhere—and ends up being annoying, not to mention distracting Since King’s famous speech, laws aimed at keeping blacks segregated have been struck down and replaced by laws giving blacks special privileges.
While not provided the same level of rights and protection as service animals, people with emotional support animals do enjoy certain rights People have been crossing their fingers for luck for centuries. When Hillary gets pressed with an uncomfortable question, she bursts into laughter. Back in 2007, the New York Times tried to figure it out. One of the best gadgets for travelers may already be in your pocket.
It's Howdy Doody time! The IRS would like to scare you into remembering to render unto Caesar what is Caesar's by telling you what they did to those that didn't. In earlier generations it was common to keep a diary or personal journal.   Today few people do it, and very few recognize the value of keeping a journal. A clever 9 minute movie that is NSFW because of the language, but if you overlook that, it is entertaining.
The H-2 guest worker program isn’t supposed to deprive any American of a job, but businesses go to extraordinary lengths to deny jobs to U.S. workers. There's music for every occasion, there's music for every emotion, and at this time of year, music is everywhere. FactCheck.org looked into the claims made by emails circulating on the net about all those ''sealed records'' that would prove President Obama is unfit for office. Calvin and Hobbes and the Far Side both closed up shop in 1995, but their legacies live on.
The USS Yorktown CV-10 participated significantly in the Pacific Offensive that began in late 1943 and ended with the defeat of Japan in 1945. Avialogs promotes conservation of aviation related literature and documents, making them available on the internet. Does your state have more takers than makers? The flawed system that allows companies to make millions off of injured, sometimes desperate people who often aren't very bright.
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) ''12 Planes of Christmas'' campaign is your chance to support the restoration and operation of World War II aircraft. Members of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, known as ''Pastafarians'', have their own way of celebrating the holidays. According to the author, Christianity was invented by the Romans as a political tool to control the masses of the day, and it is still being used this way today. Bad Poetry, Great Booze: The Story Of The Hidden Bootlegger's Manual
The unique culture of Newfoundland and Labrador is a product of their English, Irish, French, and Aboriginal heritage. A must-see destination for your bucket list. It should come as no surprise that airlines have introduced a new category for their worst seats, known informally as ''last class''. Name the worst mistake a pageant host can make. SURVEY SAYS ______________   I can only imagine what this woman is paid, and she doesn't know shiat from shinola about her job.
There are a few things President Obama would like the American public to forget, including the wasted trillion dollars in ''stimulus'' money.
A new study says those who are liberal in their use of swear words are not the lazy and uneducated individuals they are often made out to be. A unique road map to wealth in America. There are approximately 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States, according to estimates by the American Trucking Association.
A Grammar Nazi is someone who believes it's their duty to attempt to correct any grammar and/or spelling mistakes they observe. As we travel around the country in our motorhome, my wife often watches Sunday Mass on the internet. The Pilatus PC-12 aircraft  was equipped with 'Dirtbox' technology to scan tens of thousands of phones to identify possible suspects. A Texas plumber was flooded with death threats after his old truck, still emblazoned with his company’s name, was seen on the news being used by ISIS.
How much do you know about the ''date which will live in infamy''? American officials could have easily found the Japanese spy who set the stage for the Pearl Harbor attack - if only they had looked. Federal agencies do not require or seek ''concrete facts'' or ''irrefutable evidence'' that someone is a terrorist before adding them to official watch lists. British police officers are backing Donald Trump’s controversial claim that parts of the country are no-go areas because of growing Islamist extremism.
Immediately following the tragic shooting in San Bernardino, California, the local police frequencies were being listened to nationwide. Listen to thousands of radio communications, police, fire, ems, rail, amateur radio, and aircraft on Broadcastify.com According to this website, for a dog to be mentally stable, you as an owner must take your dog for daily walks to release mental and physical energy. Isolated villages, a rich oral history, and a strong connection to the natural environment have created a rich lexicon of coastal words in Newfoundland.
The Obama way of running the government has proven to be anything but transparent. Hamtramck, Michigan is the first American city where more than 50 per cent of the population is Muslim.  Comedian and social commentator Dennis Miller has high hopes for America after the next election. The internet provider was barred by a gag order from revealing that he had received a warrantless demand for customer information.
''We'll always have Paris'' - Casablanca 1942 The witness protection program is operated by the United States Marshals Service, protecting threatened witnesses before, during, and after a trial. The tradition of presenting the president with a turkey began in 1947 during Harry Truman’s first term. But Truman didn’t pardon that turkey, he ate it. Our entire society is rapidly rejecting traditional values regarding marriage, sex and family.
Guitars have a unique place in the history of music. Not only are they instruments, but they are living things with a history of their own. There have been other big blizzards, but none has taken so many lives as the 1940 storm in Minnesota. The effect of new gun laws in several states has been diluted by a thriving underground market for firearms brought from other states with few restrictions. The Onion got it freakishly right in 2003 on the Iraq war.
The Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior during a gale storm on November 10th 1975. All 29 members of the crew perished. Military personnel usually do not fight and die for American freedom. Rather, they are employed to advance whatever policies, preferences, desires, or fantasies that dominate the denizens of Washington. No war in history attracts more controversy and myth than World War One. The Timeline allows users to look back at their daily movements on a map; that same information is also potentially of interest to law enforcement.
Richard Nixon continued to bomb Southeast Asia, knowing it was ineffective, but also that it would get him re-elected President in 1972. An illustrated searchable online catalog of historical information about roadside and other permanent outdoor markers, monuments, and plaques. Williams, Arizona serves as the South Rim gateway to the Grand Canyon, and was the last Route 66 town to be by-passed by Interstate 40. The ''Driftless Area'' of the Upper Midwest derives its name from the fact that the Glaciers of 12,000 years ago surrounded but did not pass over this land.
The Jersey Devil is a legendary creature or cryptid said to inhabit the Pine Barrens of Southern New Jersey. Each religion has its own idea of the ultimate goal of life, its own place for worshiping God or gods, its own rituals, and its own rules for living. This photo was supposedly captured by a hunter's automatic trail camera, and is making the rounds on social media. Is it real? In 1933, America's richest businessmen were in a panic, realizing that Roosevelt planned a massive redistribution of wealth from the rich to the poor.
60 writing rules that journalists live by. Police are investigating the theft of material related to a lawsuit filed against the CIA  after a suspicious break-in at the University of Washington in Seattle. A take-no-prisoners defamation lawsuit by Idaho billionaire Frank VanderSloot cost Mother Jones magazine millions in legal fees. A story about the vivid memory of a young 12 year old boy, a rebuilt P-51 and its famous pilot..
The history of Obama’s most important foreign-policy victory is still being written. 12 travel destinations in the world that you need to put on your bucket list. An 1878 photograph that allegedly shows ''Billy The Kid'' and his gang, purchased for just $2 at a memorabilia shop, is now insured for $5 million. Allstays.com has a mapping feature ''Good Sam Club'' and ''Passport America'' don't have: Select STATE, then MAP, then the FILTER ''OPEN ALL YEAR''.
Recycling, though sometimes beneficial, all too often wastes resources, and programs usually lose money. It was a scandal many people believe to be true to this day, but the broacast set off a tsunami of criticism that ended the career of CBS news anchor Dan Rather. In 2012, Mother Jones magazine summarized George Bush's adventures in the Texas Air National Guard and the scandal that cost news anchor Dan Rather his job. Be on the lookout, October 21, 2015 is the date Marty McFly visited in ''Back To The Future II''.
Heat a cast iron skillet over high heat and sear the entire outside of the roast. Then, leave the roast in the skillet and place in the oven for one hour at 350°F. In 1926, Johannes Fibiger won the Nobel for finding a parasitic worm that caused cancer. Later research showed the worm had no cancer-causing abilities. The drone has been President Obama's weapon of choice, used to hunt down and kill the people his administration has deemed worthy of execution. If your RV is hooked up in an RV park, laws have stated that it can be called a residence. But, if you're unhooked and capable of driving, you're in a vehicle.
In 1874, the Illinois farmer and New Hampshire native, fastening sharpened metal knots along thick threads of steel, created barbed wire. According to Father Joseph Jenkins, pastor of a church in Mitchellville, Maryland, Christians did a good job of killing each other, with plenty of blame to go around. Until 1937, celebrating ineptitude and poor navigation wasn’t part of the American landscape, and neither was celebrating barbaric, inhumane acts. Social security funds that are directly deposited get special protection from garnishment by judgment creditors. But, if the IRS is after you, the rules change.
Charley Parkhurst was found dead on December 18, 1879. But to the surprise of his friend's, Charlie was not who they thought he was. On  October 12, 1988, Donald Trump announced his acquisition of the Eastern Air Shuttle, providing service between New York, Washington, and Boston. Muslims are the sworn enemy of every other religion. As Turkish president Erdogan said, ''There is no radical Islam. There is no moderate Islam. Islam is Islam.''. The husband of this woman must be one happy guy. Now, get in the kitchen and start bakin' cookies!
Ted Kennedy's law brought 59 million foreigners to our shores, who happen to vote 8-2 for the Democrats, throwing nearly every election since. Camping has changed since I joined the Boy Scouts in 1954. Solar panels,. heaters, air conditioners. What? You don't have to be religious to believe in this. The story of the Good Samaritan had nothing to do with religion, everything to do with leading a good life. From the 1940's through the early '60's, incoming freshmen at Ivy League schools like Harvard, Yale, and Vassar, had to strip naked and have their pictures taken for science. That included Hillary Rodham.
Minnesota is one of only four states that has refused to implement the federal REAL ID Act of 2005, and the once far-off deadline of January 2016 is looming. According the author of this article, Hillary Clinton knowingly removed classified documents from government networks and placed them on her unauthorized and unsecure personal server. Without any realistic Syria plan, Obama has turned Putin into the world’s most powerful leader. Fly Geyser is a very little known tourist attraction, even to Nevada residents.
Islam requires all able-bodied Muslims to perform the Hajj once in a lifetime - and each year huge crowds are drawn to Mecca to carry out a series of rituals and prayers aimed at erasing past sins. Learn to travel free with travel rewards programs. Such a submarine would be robotic, capable of traveling at great depth, escape enemy vessels and maintain readiness for years. What could go wrong? If you’re looking for the center of the universe, look no farther than the Estero River just south of Fort Meyers, Florida, home of the Koreshan colony.
The Christian story of a savior born on December 25th was lifted almost word for word from previous deities, including Horus the Egyptian Sun God. There are more than 100,000 air-conditioned tents in Mina, about 8 km East of Mecca, providing temporary accommodation to 3 million pilgrims. While Europe struggles with the refugee crisis, Saudi Arabia, less than 1300 miles from Syria, has been largely unresponsive to the crisis. Wudu, or ablution, is both a traditional ritual and a practical means by which Muslims seek to maintain good physical and spiritual hygiene.
A single vial of antivenom that would cost more than $14,000 in the United States would only cost $100 to $200 in Mexico. Same medicine. Same manufacturer. What does the Bible say about the origin of man? Cedar Rapids, Iowa has become the ultimate speed trap in the Midwest, sending out tickets at an unprecedented rate. In February, 2015, President Obama said Christians shouldn’t ''get on their high horse'' about the Islamic State and Islam, citing the Crusades, the Inquisition and slavery, all undertaken in the name of Christ.
Dorothea Lange's famous 1936 photograph says it all. The ''Stolen 911'' website has a search feature to find your stolen property on Craigslist. Garage sales can bring out the worst in people. Some people take their religion a little too seriously.
The 15 unfriendliest cities in the world. Myth #6: Fill your bathtubs with water for drinking. That will be fine for flushing the toilet, but you need go out a buy a few cases of bottled drinking water. According to the author, to say the day created by the labor movement pays tribute to workers is like saying Mosquito Day pays tributes to hikers. Burning Man takes place in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, and the desert is trying its best to kill you.
Gypsies have undergone centuries of persecution, random and sporadic until the 20th century, when they were systematically slaughtered during the Holocaust. There are occasions when a parent decides to leave more of the estate to one child than the others or to disinherit one child completely.  FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded the rise and reign of Vladimir Putin. Enter an essay contest to win the Deerfield Valley Inn, a 9 room country inn in the Mount Snow area of southern Vermont. Click to learn more.
A head of iceberg lettuce has about the same moisture content as a 1-liter bottle of water, and is only marginally more nutritious. My copy of this first edition book is signed by both the author and Charles Lindbergh. Search thousands of booksellers selling millions of books at AbeBooks.com A Pew Research Study done in 2007 confirmed what we pretty much already knew: the average American is dumber than a box of rocks. Getting a radio to work in cars wasn't easy. Generators and  spark plugs caused static, making it difficult to listen to the radio with the engine running.
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver attacks America’s ''prosperity gospel'' preachers, evangelists who bilk followers out of hundreds of millions of dollars. If you want to experience what it’s like to shoot as a combat photographer, but don’t want to risk getting shot at, look into photographing war reenactments. In 1890 Bismarck backed a retirement age of 70, a time of life when he felt most people were disabled from work by age. Tyndale was brought to trial for heresy, for believing, among other things, in the forgiveness of sins and the mercy offered in the gospel was enough for salvation.
The Nixon Committee for the Re-Election of the President (CREEP), was a Republican campaign entity that used funds from its coffers to pay for, and later cover up, dirty tricks performed against opponents. The author says it is time for a special prosecutor to be named to conduct an investigation into Mrs. Clinton’s likely commission of multiple felonies. College students, and lots of other people, are discovering they can find real deals at thrift stores and re-sell them on eBay or Craig's List. Hillary Clinton's email troubles began when her private address was exposed by a Romanian hacker. Now the resulting scandal threatens to torpedo her presidential ambitions.
All movies employ poetic license, including this one, but the story is reasonably true to the actual saving of artwork during World War II. With two-paycheck parents commuting it is becoming increasingly common to buy a house and eight years later realize that you have never met your neighbors. Turns out, Cecil the Lion was no choir boy. In argumentation and informal logic, a method of refuting an opponent's claim by extending the logic of the opponent's argument to a point of absurdity.
Babysitters today (particularly the good ones) make well over minimum wage — and in some cities average more than $15 an hour. Getting rid of your stuff can be difficult. Things have value to you, or you believe you'll have a practical use for them someday in the future. The government has paid billions to buy power wheelchairs. It has no idea how many of the claims are bogus. The DuMont Television Network operated from 1946 to 1956, competing with ABC, CBS, and NBC with shows like "Life is Worth Living" with Bishop Sheen.
In 1945, the USS Indianapolis was sunk by a Japanese submarine, but the ship's sinking was just the beginning of the sailors' nightmare. Windows 10 Mail looks like an improvement. It has the same basic layout as the 8.1 version but makes more options visible instead of hiding them behind gestures, in keeping with Microsoft’s move back toward a more desktop-centric operating system. China has been feverishly piling sand onto reefs in the South China Sea for the past year, creating seven new islets in the region. A year before F. Scott Fitzgerald died of a heart attack, he completed a short story about a hard-drinking writer diagnosed with cardiac disease.
You can't outlive the Internal Revenue Service, no matter how old you are. But, if all you have is Social Security, a small pension, and a few bucks of outside income, you may not have to file a tax return. The Sultana was a Mississippi River steamboat paddle wheeler destroyed in an explosion on April 27, 1865, the greatest maritime disaster in United States history. Donald Trump is rich, and you’re not, because he knows one the biggest secret to making a fortune, and you don’t. The hottest day of the year varies across the country, from as early as late June in portions of the Southwest to as late as September along the West Coast.
The flux capacitor in Dr. Emmett Brown's car made time travel possible in ''Back to the Future'', but experts say going back in time really can't be done. A great percentage of college students would be far better off, and get a jump on life, by going to trade school. Facing a selfie election, presidential hopefuls grin and bear it. Feeling left out that Trump hasn’t gotten around to insulting you or your friends? Here’s an app for that.
Indian legend says a giant bear made the hundreds of parallel cracks in Devils Tower with his claws, and the ancient name of ''Bear Lodge'' should be restored. GrubHub helps you find and order food from wherever you are. Type in an address and find restaurants that deliver as well as showing pickup restaurants near you. The customer is not always right. Milk, does it really do a body good?
After years of telling us to conserve energy, and drive less in more energy efficient cars, now the government wants to track our every move and tax us for it. According to the Cato Institute, the average federal civilian worker earns 74% more in wages and benefits than the average private sector employee. Confessions of a submariner: ''forget The Hunt for Red October or Crimson Tide. If you want to know what it's like on a submarine watch Down Periscope''. A 16-inch pizza isn't double the size of an 8-inch, it's actually four times as big, often at just twice the price.
Mark Trail is a newspaper comic strip created by cartoonist Ed Dodd in 1946, the strip centers on environmental and ecological themes. The most charitable way of explaining the election of 2012 is that Americans voted for the status quo – for the incumbent President and for a divided Congress. A small private firm in the US has developed a surveillance system of Orwellian proportions that could very well be the future of big brother.  At the 2014 U.S.-African Leaders’ Summit in Washington, President Obama appears to be flashing the one-finger affirmation of Islamic faith to dozens of African delegates. Does he know what he is doing?
The story of Tusko's life is a painful, instructive and sometimes beautiful journey, but mostly painful. The futuristic TWA Flight Center  at John F. Kennedy International Airport, built in 1962, has been closed and off-limits to the public since 2001. In order to show respect to the flag and all it symbolizes, it is tradition to have a certain etiquette when reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. A Capitol 4th of July from PBS.  Tonight at 8 pm Eastern.
Even as the old Confederacy’s political banner fades, its long-term economic prospects shine bright. The author calls Eleanor Roosevelt a saint because she models the process of transformation through a dark night of the soul to resurrection. A U.S. attorney issued a grand jury subpoena to Reason.com for all identifying information on commenters to a particular article, demanding IP addresses, names, emails, and other information. The Supreme Court didn't take away the right of employers to fire you, or landlords from evicting you, if they have strong beliefs against homosexuality.
Wait until you find out what you've been doing wrong with aluminum foil all of your life. Capt. Frederick Benteen commanded one of Custer's three wings after Custer divided his troops on June 25, 1876. Custer's famous order directed Benteen to ''Be quick, bring packs.'' (pack horses with ammunition). Frank Finkel rose to prominence late in his life and after his death for his claims to being the only survivor of George Armstrong Custer's famed ''Last Stand'' at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. If it wasn't on Global Air, you don't need to know it.
Is your dad an unlikable loser? You're not alone. Some adult children feel their parents could have done a better job raising them, and have a hard time forgiving. 'Better', for some, would be more money. At 461 miles per hour at 20,000 feet and faster than any Allied fighter, this German plane was the world's first operational jet bomber. Custer gave damning testimony in the corruption trial of Secretary of War William W. Belknap, and President Grant's brother Fred, both accused of taking kickbacks to manage territorial trading posts.


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