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  • World War II refugees
    French nun a hero for saving hungry war victims
    A father, searching for his two missing daughters, needed a miracle. World War II was raging. The Nazi German army had sent the girls' mother off to the gas chamber. This desperate father had to find his girls quickly. He arrived at Sister...
  • Liberator
    Jose G. Artigas is a hero that we should remember during Hispanic Heritage Month
    America is a melting pot, for there are many different people from diverse cultures living in this nation. We should always remember the lessons that our ancestors taught us and the cultural traditions that they passed on to us. During Hispanic...
  • Almanac
    Snowflakes, shipwrecks, record heat and waterspouts
    Snowflakes, shipwrecks, record heat and waterspouts top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 29.1869 - The wood scow-schooner, 2-mast...
  • Jesus Christ's face brought to life via CGI from Shroud of Turin updated proof
    Jesus Christ's face brought to life via CGI from Shroud of Turin updated proof
    The shroud was considered a fraud UNTIL recently they realized that the only way the image could have appeared on the cloth would have been via a radiation blast of light because there is NO pigment actually on the fabric itself. None.So the...
  • Almanac
    A record freeze and a deadly Lake Superior shipwreck
    A record freeze and a deadly Lake Superior shipwreck top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 28.1895 - The wood schooner-barge, 2...
  • Book Review: Salina Utah Massacre by Mike Rose
    Book Review: Salina Utah Massacre by Mike Rose
    One of the little known events in Utah history had a phenomenal impact on the immediate aftermath of World War II, especially as it related to treatment of hundreds of thousands of Prisoners of War (POWs) housed throughout the American countryside...
  • Sonoma Mission chapel
    The chapel at Sonoma Mission: Raw beauty in a sacred spot
    Churches are among the most beautiful sights you see when you travel, especially in Europe, and this is no less true in California's wine country. One thinks of Yountville Community Church (“The Little Church in the Vale”) and St....
  • Almanac
    Blinded by forest fire smoke, a microburst, and flying snowflakes
    Blinded by forest fire smoke, a microburst, and flying snowflakes top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on...
  • "Beatleness"
    Author breaks down living the epic Beatles experience perfectly in 'Beatleness'
    There have been many books through the years about the Beatles, but Candy Leonard's “Beatleness”stands out. It's a fantastic summary that looks at the essence of how the group changed the world in so many ways and why their...
  • US Air Force Thunderbirds
    Native American legend takes to the air
    Arizona’s history is rich with the culture of Native Americans. One of the best known legends to be passed down through the generations is that of the mighty thunderbird. Depending on who told the story, the bird was depicted as either an...
  • Almanac
    Record heat, wet snow, and a sinking schooner
    Record heat, wet snow, and a sinking schooner top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 26.1872 - The wood scow-schooner, 2-mast You...
  • A Visit With Ben Franklin - or a reasonable facsimile thereof
    Ben Franklin – Live! In Wethersfield One Day Only – October 9th
    A Founding Father who through his many affairs tried to become quite literally the father of his country will answer critics, share remembrances and tell jokes to visitors during a performance at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield on...
  • President Harry Truman
    Today in history: Truman calls Americans to save Europe from hunger
    It was on September 25, 1947 when President Harry Truman held a news conference at the White House about a "critical situation calling for immediate action by every American." A severe hunger crisis had emerged following a summer of...
  • Almanac
    Multiple shipwrecks, hurricane remnants, and record cool air
    Multiple shipwrecks, hurricane remnants, and record cool air top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 25.1851 - The wood side-wheel...
  • Almanac
    An eerie bluish cast to the sky, a capsized schooner and an overflowing river
    An eerie bluish cast to the sky, a capsized schooner and an overflowing river top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 24.1884 - The...