Bet you didn't even know there 2 different official United States flags that flew simultaniously during the early years after our founding. So what happened to the other one?
During the summer of 1972, official Washington was dragging Air Force Gen. John D. Lavelle's name and reputation through the mud. Multiple investigations by the Pentagon and Congress concluded that the four-star commander had ordered unauthorized bom
Archaeologists in Bulgaria claim they have found remains of John the Baptist while excavating the site of a 5th century monastery on the Black Sea island of Sveti Ivan.
Betting its future on digital photography, Kodak discontinued the slide and motion-picture film with a production run last August in which a master sheet nearly a mile long was cut up into more than 20,000 rolls.
Doesn’t quite roll off the tongue now does it? Our Government sponsored curriculum has always told us that our Founding Fathers signed our Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 and that is why we celebrate our independence from England on th
The Fresno, California, commercial painter learned this week that what was in those boxes he paid $45 dollars for a decade ago could be worth more than $200 million. "When I heard that $200 million, I got a little weak," Norsigian said at a Beverl
At TEDGlobal 2010, author Matt Ridley shows how, throughout history, the engine of human progress has been the meeting and mating of ideas to make new ideas. It's not important how clever individuals are, he says; what really matters is how smart the
Director Oliver Stone belittled the Holocaust during a shocking interview with the Sunday Times today, claiming that America's focus on the Jewish massacre was a product of the "Jewish domination of the media."
If you would like to see America become the America is once was.....find a way to release the "POW" papers....All Hell will break loose when the truth is known to all.Read Letter
On the anniversary of JFK’s birthday, an edited video of the April 27, 1961 speech “that got John F. Kennedy Killed” was making its way around the Internet :
With every step toward the gate, Jerzy Bielecki was certain he would be shot. The day was July 21, 1944. Bielecki was walking in broad daylight down a pathway at Auschwitz, wearing a stolen SS uniform with his Jewish sweetheart by his side.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor, was on MSNBC’s The Morning Joe and let slip the M-word. That would be “malaise.” For those who lived through the Carter Years, all of the pain of 1977-80 came rushing back.
The ship was buried as junk two centuries ago -- landfill to expand a bustling little island of commerce called Manhattan. When it re-emerged this week, surrounded by skyscrapers, it was an instant treasure that popped up from the mud near ground zer
There are people who believe they have a God given right to rule over others. They harbor selfish ambitions to be rich, and to have power over what they describe as (common people.) They lie, cheat steal, strangle, stab, and slash their way to power.
In the East he was known as St. Issa and in the Americas he was referred to as the "Great White Robed Master" or the "Pale One" or the "Pale Great Master" and other names like "The Prophet". But Jesus was constantly surrounded by angels, e
Yeah, the 70s were all about disco, Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter, but there were a few good things to come out of the decade. One was the antics that took place in the fictional Park Place, Wisconsin. The other? VD is for Everybody: the best public
Twain refers to American troops as “our uniformed assassins” and describes their killing of “six hundred helpless and weaponless savages” as “a long and happy picnic with nothing to do but sit in comfort and fire the Golden Rule into those people...
It is noteworthy that the sea peoples become visible in the record so late in their rise. The copper itself was surely shipped in for several centuries. That they chose to become aggressive must have been the result of simple success. The destruct
Although plausible, "The Report from Iron Mountain: On the Possibility and Desirability of Peace" was admitted by its authors to be a fraud in the 90s.Read Letter
Archaeologists are excited about the discovery because they say it sheds new light on the turbulent time, when Roman Britain suffered barbarian invasions, economic crises and civil wars.
The US had inherited its weights and measures from Britain, but their flaws were well known, and influential American statesmen had been seeking to reform the US system for years. One was Thomas Jefferson, the first US secretary of state (1789–1793)
Results were especially poor among the young: Of respondents aged 18 to 29, only 60 percent correctly identified Great Britain. A full one-third were unsure.
Who was the first president of the United States? Ask any school child and they will readily tell you "George Washington." And of course, they would be wrong—at least technically.
Did you know the original Declaration of Independence was signed four years before the one that is celebrated on July 4th. A group of Appalachia Hill folk declared themselves independent from the British years before the rest of the nation. We explor
From Guy Fawkes to Che Guevera to The Alamo and so many others this article will most likely shatter whatever you believed about some of the greatest historical figures you ever knew about.
Fish, turtle and bird bones found in fire pits on a remote Pacific island may be signs of Amelia Earhart's last efforts to survive Amelia Earhart, the legendary pilot who disappeared 73 years ago while flying over the Pacific Ocean in a record
Adolf Hitler enjoyed special treatment while jailed in 1924, being allowed hundreds of visitors — sometimes unsupervised — including some 30 to 40 to celebrate his 35th birthday, according to a treasure trove of documents that have surfaced from the
For decades it was an axiom of conservative faith that international Communism was and must be a monolith, that Communism in all its aspects and manifestations was simply pure evil (because it was "atheistic" and/or totalitarian by definition), and t
The Power of Nightmares & The Century of the Self - Ernest uses these BBC productions to help us understand the methods used by the 'Bad Guys' to control populations.
An empire involves the extension of a state's sovereignty over external territories. For example, first the Spanish Empire and then the British Empire were called "the empires on which the sun never sets", because of their territories and possessi