Following the onset of the Great Depression, FDR won the 1932 presidential election on a promise to give America a "New Deal" - public works, financial reforms, & regulations - to promote recovery for farmers, the unemployed, youth and the elderly. [...]
Clocks, calendars and the perception of time [...]
The conflict between the papacy and the French crown leads to seven successive popes residing in Avignon rather than in Rome [...]
Events surrounding perhaps the most macabre event in Church history [...]
Saints recognized as having made a significant contribution to theology or doctrine through their research, study, or writing. [...]
How and when the elements were isolated by modern chemists [...]
"I happen to have discovered a direct relation between magnetism and light, also electricity and light, and the field it opens is so large and I think rich." - Michael Faraday [...]
Where do the elite and powerful study? From the oldest university, find out when each was founded then click for more details [...]
A list of the chief exectives from good to great, then bad to worse [...]
Books that impacted a boy raised in upstate NY in the 1960-70's [...]
An explosive list of modern volcanos [...]
As a culture that greatly valued divine truth, the Greeks brought reasoning and mathematics to new levels. [...]