There has always existed the narrative that the United States had be blessed by providence and thus held a special role in the development of humanity. However, by accepting the notion of being exceptional, the American mind became burdened...
The NRA was founded in New York state in 1871 by Army and Navy Journal editor William Conant Church and General George Wood Wingate. Its first president was U.S. Civil War General Ambrose Burnside, who had worked as a...
Here’s a list of things that haven’t been involved in the deaths of anyone that I know personally: Anthrax Killer bees Immigrants Terrorists (though, being from New York, I know many people who lost loved ones on 9/11 and...
The big reveal at the end of The Wizard of Oz is that there is no Wizard of Oz. Behind the curtain, there is only a man, and a humbug of a man at that. It seems to me that President Trump,...
The hawk moth caterpillar’s head resembles that of a snake. This evolutionary innovation helps to defend the caterpillar from predators, such as birds and rodents, which are fooled into believing it is they who are susceptible to becoming prey. The coral snake...
Growing up I really enjoyed reading books of fairy tales, folklore, legends and myths. I especially enjoyed the books of ancient Greek myths I found at school. These were adaptations of the stories suitable for children, not the original...
The Bill of Rights? When you think of America, or the USA, or United States, what comes to mind? Obesity? Crime? Wealth? Innovation? Cars? Movies? Opportunity? Land? Welfare? One aspect that has always stood out to me to has been our...
Ian Calderon wants restaurateurs to think long and hard before giving you a straw. Calderon, the Democratic majority leader in California's lower house, has introduced a bill to stop sit-down restaurants from offering customers straws with their beverages unless they specifically request...
China has banned hip-hop culture and actors with tattoos from appearing on television. The country’s top media regulator — the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China (SAPPRFT) — now “specifically requires...

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