USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship built for and by the United States Navy in the mid-1910s. Named in honor of the 48th state‘s recent admission into the union, the ship was the second and last of the Pennsylvania class of “super-dreadnought” battleships. Although commissioned in 1916, the ship remained stateside during World War I. […]

The fictional superhero Batman, who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics, has appeared in various films since his inception. Created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger,[1] the character first starred in two serial films in the 1940s, Batman and Batman and Robin. The character also appeared in the 1966 film Batman, which […]

Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar moduleEagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours after landing on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; […]

The Broken Spoke, a legendary dance hall founded in 1964, still features live music nightly. Owner James White had a reputation for booking local acts and “outlaw” bands that had gained notoriety by rebelling against the mainstream Nashville sound. Leading this brigade were Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson. Such Texas favorites as the Dixie Chicks […]

Usama ibn Mohammed ibn Awad ibn Ladin (Arabic: أسامة بن محمد بن عوض بن لادن‎‎, usāmah ibn muḥammad ibn ‘awaḍ ibn lādin), often anglicized as Osama bin Laden(/oʊˈsɑːmə bɪn ˈlɑːdən/; March 10, 1957 – May 2, 2011)[7] was the founder of al-Qaeda, the organization that was responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United […]

Social justice warriors do not like the term “illegal alien.” They like to say, well, these people are not law-breakers. How can do say that with a straight face? Once you do not respect the sovereignty of a nation, you are bound to break some laws along the way. How many illegal aliens are there […]

  The Order of the Sons of Hermann, also known as Hermann Sons and by its German name as Der Orden der Hermann’s Soehne or Hermannssöhne, is a mutual aid society for German immigrants that was formed in New York City on July 20, 1840.[1][2] The order provides low-cost insurance and mutual aid and has […]