As often as Abraham Lincoln referred to faith issues in speeches and ordinary conversation, one wonders if he may have felt a call toward pastoral ministry. An incident in the decade before […]
What could be more relaxing and beneficial to your health than an hour’s stroll beside a lake? This might be the case just about anywhere in the world except for Lake Karachay. […]
Airline passengers tend to take for granted that purchasing a ticket will result in travel aboard a dependable aircraft run by an airline that places safety at a premium. The biggest concerns […]
Governments have been known to criminalize things such as cursing, making jokes of national leaders with funny names, and even time travel movies. Rules and regulations have become so cumbersome that it […]
Walter Frederick Morrison (January 16, 1920 – February 9, 2010) was the inventor of the Frisbee. One of the most successful toys ever made, Morrison’s invention went on to generate nearly 300 […]
Many things about the Vatican are difficult to understand. Some of it is due to intentional secrecy. Some require a deeper understanding of the history of the papacy or the traditions of […]
Every unattached male who is looking for Mrs. Right knows what it is like to fancy an attractive lady and wonder whether she feels the same way about him. Unfortunately, men are […]
Originally posted on English-Language Thoughts:
I had the increasingly rare pleasure of learning a new expression today: neck-verse. I was reading the prologue of the book 1599: A Year in the Life…
Originally posted on History of Sorts:
Regicide is the deliberate killing of a monarch, or the person responsible for the killing of a person of royalty. Through the ages there have been a…
Cannibalism is certainly no laughing matter. Or is it?
Years before the world learned of Johnny Cash’s musical talents, the U.S. Air Force helped him develop other abilities. The result led to an unexpected rendezvous with a dramatic moment in history.
A good writer knows how to grip the imagination of the reader in such a way that the words leap from the page and burn themselves in the reader’s mind. Reading the […]
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta, Canada is a magnificent, luxurious structure. Nestled in some of Canada’s most beautiful surroundings, hotel visitors can expect to enjoy breathtaking vistas, comfortable accommodations, […]
Rest in peace, Stan Lee!
Mark Gruenwald was best known for his work with Marvel Comics and serving as Executive Editor of Captain America and Iron Man. After a fatal heart attack in 1996, an interesting request […]