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The organization known as Boy Scouts of America is more than a century old. Any youth boy or girl in the country can join one of its five scouting programs: Cub Scouting, Venturing, Sea Scouting,...
In March 2019, Jimmy Carter became the longest-living former president in U.S. history. Carter, who is now 96, passed President George H.W. Bush, who, at the time of his death, was the longest living...
The world of espionage is shrouded in mystery. We attach romantic and idealized notions to being a spy, influenced by TV shows, books, and movies such as those featuring British agent James Bond...
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton might be married very soon — probably even this Fourth of July weekend.TMZ reports the engaged couple applied for their marriage license on June 29 in Oklahoma and in...
Many millions of people were born the same year as you, including some who went on to fame and fortune as actors, musicians, sports stars, or — a more recent phenomenon, applicable only if...
Home prices have increased significantly in 2020, with the median home value spiking to $265,000, up $30,000 from 2019. Even at the higher end of the housing market prices have skyrocketed, and some...
The housing market in the early part of 2021 has been one of the hottest in recent years. In many parts of the country, home values have skyrocketed. Way beyond what the typical American can afford,...
There is no greater service to the nation than giving one’s life for one’s country. President Abraham Lincoln movingly referred to sacrifice of Union soldiers in his Gettysburg Address in 1863 as...
The world of espionage is shrouded in mystery. We attach romantic and idealized notions to being a spy, influenced by TV shows, books, and movies such as those featuring British agent James Bond...
There is no greater service to the nation than giving one’s life for one’s country. President Abraham Lincoln movingly referred to sacrifice of Union soldiers in his Gettysburg Address in 1863 as...
Everybody knows that it’s not easy being rich and famous. Celebrity obviously has its advantages, but it has its downsides, too: Stars are often victimized by friends and family who want their...
“If they do kill me,” Abraham Lincoln once said, “I shall never die another death.” They did kill him, of course, and if he ever died a second time, history does not record it. Lincoln, as we...
Most people never hope to have $42 million, much less spend that amount on a single day event, but for royal families across the world, expensive weddings are the norm. While the average wedding in...
Seeking stardom is a daunting task, especially when going for it alone. Imagine, though, having someone who looks exactly like you pursuing a similar career track. How would that affect your odds? A...
Women’s hairstyles have changed immensely over the years, undergoing multiple transformations since 1925. The most popular hairstyles have traditionally followed the trends set by major figures in...