Where is home? A rare piece of American and German History

The 75th anniversary of World War 2 so here’s an interesting piece of history to learn about. The documentary is called Brown Babies by WUSA executive producer and award winning journalist, Regina Griffin. This documentary gives a very different view on what it means to be African-American. Griffin takes us back to World War 2 […]

Return to Oak Island Money Trap?

A new series will soon be debuting on the History Channel. Called “The Curse of Oak Island,” this five-part series will document the adventures of two brothers as they join the ranks of the many treasure hunters who have tried to uncover the mystery of the Oak Island Money Trap. The money trap was first […]

We Have a Pope! Argentinian Jorge Bergoglio Elected as Pope Francis I

“Habemus Papam” – “We have a pope!” In a shock move by the College of Cardinals, 76-year-old Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Buenos Aires was elected on Wednesday to be the new leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. He appeared on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, greeted by a jubilant crowd […]

Presidents Party with the Best of Them

Presidents know how to party, too. The tradition of the Inaugural Ball (or balls, in modern times) takes place after the Commander in Chief takes the oath of office on Inauguration Day. Guests at the balls are provided with food, music, and a night of dancing. Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term […]

The Legend of The Christmas Poinsettia: Holiday Entertaining Knowledge

After the stockings are hung and the last ribbon is tied, you can sit back and admire your handiwork, and revel in all the joy you’ll be sharing with those you love most. Everyone has a favorite part of the holidays: there’s the part where you get to spend time with your family, indulge in […]

Joan of Arc

It is safe to say that Joan of Arc, or Saint Joan as some called her, is a very well known woman from the middle ages. From the French’s point of view Saint Joan was a Godly woman, with inspiring leadership, and the courage of a lion. She lead the French in a series of […]

Over a Decade After it was Proposed, the Eisenhower Memorial is Yet to be Built

Few of us understand the trials of the Greatest Generation, the Americans who lived through the Great Depression and World War II.  Wars were fought differently then, with almost every move costing thousands of lives. As the men fought overseas, the people back home worked to support the war effort and made sacrifices for the […]

The Uncensored History of Music Censorship

Music is a creative outlet that allows people to express themselves freely. To some people, music and life are one in the same. I have chosen to write an article on the topic of censorship in music, because I have noticed that while it seems television shows are becoming more lax with what can be […]

King Louis XIV

As many people know, King Louis XIV was one of the most powerful, liked, and influential kings of France. Louis XIV had a strong hand on his rule over France. It was almost as if he had no other choice but to rule this way. In order to maintain his strict and powerful image King […]

The Beautiful Cleopatra

What made Queen Cleopatra of Egypt the most beautiful woman in the entire world? The idea that Cleopatra was so amazingly beautiful is quite controversial in today’s time. Many historians, and other scholars have written many articles trying to prove that Queen Cleopatra really wasn’t beautiful at all. However, one must remember that the beauty […]