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10 Most Influential Weapons in History

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

Weapons: these ever-changing martial tools have been used to forge nations, to create empires and to topple regimes. They have shaped society, signified ranks and, of course, been brutal implements of death. They’ve brought slaughter and destruction to millions of people, but they have also liberated...

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What Are the San Patricios ?

The San Patricios were a braye group of Catholic men who fought against the United States during the Mexican American War. They marched under the flag of Saint Patrick. They believed that what the United States was doing was wrong, and decided to switch sides and fight for Mexico in trying to stop...

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

10 Best Charities to Donate to This Christmas and Any Day

10 Best Charities to Donate to This Christmas and Any Day

Giving to others is the best gift you can offer this holiday season and with just a few shopping days left, maybe your procrastination can render truly magnificent results. Granted kids love new toys and trinkets but most adults have nearly everything they need (or at least have the means of...

50 Best Andrew Jackson Quotes

50 Best Andrew Jackson Quotes

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States and the eponym of the Jacksonian Democracy. Jackson was born on March 15, 1767 in Waxhaw, North Carolina, or Lancaster, South Carolina, as the border between the states had not been resolved at the time of his birth. Jackson was born...

10 Heaviest Helicopters in History

10 Heaviest Helicopters in History

Ten of the most colossal helicopters ever to take to the skies.

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

When you run experiments, there's inherently an element of the unknown. After all, we're trying to figure out things we don't know. And sometimes, things go wrong. FATALLY WRONG! Here are some of the most interesting, most intriguing, and sometimes most horrific, experimental deaths we've ever...

50 Best George Washington Quotes

50 Best George Washington Quotes

George Washington, born in Westmoreland County in what is now Virginia on February 22, 1732, was the first President of the United States. Washington is unanimously esteemed as one of the greatest American leaders of all time.

50 Best Thomas Jefferson Quotes

50 Best Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States and one of the most influential Founding Fathers of America. Jefferson was born to an affluent family in 1743 in Albemarle County, Virginia and was educated at local schools led by ministers and pastors as a child. At the age of nine,...

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Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam

Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam Martin Luther King Speech Beyond VietnamNew York, N.Y.4 April 1967 Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, I need not pause to say how very delighted I am to be here tonight, and how very delighted I am to see you expressing your concern about the issues...