by Stephen Yellin
This is part of a series of daily articles that covers the run-up to the catastrophe of World War I in July 1914. The diplomatic crisis exactly 100 years ago was sparked by the ...
Statue of Louis Armstrong at Algiers Point in New Orleans, Louisiana.
We kicked this off last year, ...
The alto saxophone is an amazing instrument. The whole range of saxophones were only invented in the 1840s. Wikipedia tells me they gained popularity first with military bands, but leaves out any ...
*(The Massachusetts update is a major one, but with a major caveat)
All details, updated graph & the spreadsheet itself at ACASignups.net
Kentucky's enrollment continues to quietly but ...
HOUSTON, WE HAVE LIFT-OFF!!
Roughly 27,000 Americans signed up for insurance on the federal exchange on Tuesday, according to internal figures, bringing the site’s three-day enrollment total to 56,
There's a silver lining to all the Obamacare rate-shock horror stories right-wing media have been feeding into the mainstream over the past week: good journalists have been both debunking those ...
While the conservative Washington Times terminated Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul's weekly column in response to his mushrooming plagiarism scandal, the right-wing web site Breitbart.com ...
In The Tin Drum, a masterpiece of Prussian literature about the Nazi era from German author Gunter Grass and an Oscar-winning film, little Oskar Matzerath determines while still in the womb that he'...
William Caxton started printing in Westminster (England) in 1476. His publication of Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur was the first print bestseller in English. While the printing press helped ...