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On This Day, March 23rd

1. 2011: Hollywood Legend Elizabeth Taylor Dies at age 79 On this day in a Los Angeles hospital, the infamous Hollywood Actress Elizabeth Taylor…

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The History of San Diego Comic-Con

The first ever San Diego Comic-Con took place in 1970. It was ran by Shel Dorf, Ken Krueger, and Richard Alf, who were just…

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Actually, No – 10 Pervasive History Myths (Part I)

Photo: WND History is a story we tell ourselves about the past, mostly to make sense of the present. Unfortunately, those stories aren’t always…

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A Look At The History of Skiing

Skiing dates back centuries. One of the first known ski competitions was a cross-country race held in Norway in 1843. In California during the…

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On This Day, March 22nd

1. 1894: The First Stanley Cup Final Game is Played The Montreal Hockey Club defeats the Ottowa Hockey Club 3-1 in the very first…

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On this Day, March 21st

1. 1963: The Famous Alcatraz Prison Closes its Doors. A small 12 acre island off about a mile and a half off the coast…

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The History of Ballet

Ballet first originated in the 15th century in the Italian Renaissance Courts. Catherine de Medici, an Italian Noblewoman and the wife of King Henry…

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He Did What? The 10 Most Egregious Abuses of Presidential Power (Part II)

Photo: moviepilot.com Welcome back to our survey of the most Constitution-shredding, separation-of-powers-violating, James Madison-infuriating power grabs in presidential history. Last time, we covered the…

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The History of Downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas as a city was founded back in 1905 as just a small piece of land right off the tracks of the Union…

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He Did What? The 10 Most Egregious Abuses of Presidential Power (Part I)

Photo: History.com Someone smart-sounding* once said that power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. We all think of dictators as the best proof of that…

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