Click the link to learn more, readers: Girl Scouts Join Archaeological Dig at Birthplace of Organization’s Founder By Theresa Machemer FEBRUARY 26, 2020 Last weekend, Girl Scout troops convened at the Savannah, Georgia, birthplace of the organization’s founder, Juliette Gordon Low, to assist with archaeological excavations ahead of the 200-year-old property’s long-awaited renovation. Nearly 100 Girl Scouts … Continue reading One Girl Scout Troop’s Historic Expedition
While it seems insane now, watching atomic bomb tests was once big business –especially in Las Vegas. Sin City saw a massive influx of tourists who turned up not only to try their luck at the tables, but to watch the government test its newest ordinance. Of course, this is not something people can do … Continue reading Atomic Sightseeing
Proposals today have become fairly elaborate endeavors. Now paying to have the name of one’s beloved written in the sky isn’t enough; men have put themselves in Disney movies and spelled out “will you marry me” with Christmas lights. But as the story below demonstrates, this is not a totally new trend: This Army wife's … Continue reading Now That Is a Dress!
Too bad this find never made it to The Antiques Roadshow. It would have made a great episode. Check out the article to learn more about the samurai whose swords made it to American shores, readers: Sword of one of Japan’s last samurai discovered in house in America Casey Baseel Mar 30, 2017 Progressive samurai was denied … Continue reading An Historic Discovery
The picture of war is one of horror, darkness, and loss. While not inaccurate in itself, this image does leave out a few important facts. Even in the midst of degradation, humiliation, and human horror, there are quiet moments. There are scenes of kindness, concern, and love. Amidst ruin and desolation, there is hope. If … Continue reading War Photos – Soldiers and Their Cats
This is a truly fascinating story, one which should be in history books and medical textbooks throughout the world. As the article below explains, Doctor Michael Couney – real name Michael Cohn – saved the lives of at least seven thousand premature infants. And he did so by showing them off in a carnival attraction … Continue reading The False Doctor Who Saved Thousands of Lives
…Or are we simply rediscovering tactics our ancestors pioneered at the dawn of human existence? To be perfectly honest, I suspect we are reviving old practices without realizing it. Although Neolithic tribesmen may not have been able to write down numbers, they had to know how to count. If they did not, then how could … Continue reading Old Art, New Tricks….