Politics, Be Darned!

Freemasons. Politics. To hear some Freemasons speak of this, you would think the end of the world is nigh if the two are spoken together in the same breath. 1,165 more words


History Nuggets: FDR lights White House Christmas after declaring war

“President Franklin D. Roosevelt (standing) and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (right) speak from the south portico of the White House while lighting the official tree on Christmas Eve, 1941.” 65 more words


President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Flag Pole

This well hidden marker known as ‘President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Flag Pole’  (since bearing his name) is NEVER seen by visitors and passed by locals who live only feet away from it. 129 more words

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Obasanjo most erudite Nigerian head of state –Afonja

A foremost scholar, Prof. Biyi Afonja, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the most studied Nigerian former head of state.

According to Afonja, Obasanjo has a deep interest in writing and intellectual matters, which, he said, distinguished him among his peers. 395 more words


First in Human: The Trials of Building 10

By Rebecca Warlow ~

A new documentary, First in Human: The Trials of Building 10, produced by McGee Media for the Discovery Channel, explores the unique nature of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Clinical Center, the world’s largest medical research facility, and the relationship between the medical staff, researchers, and patients as they seek ground breaking new treatments through clinical trials. 741 more words


Pendulum's 10 Year Anniversary Countdown Day 06

Day 06

Today’s featured project is Athletic Park located in Wausau, WI.  This master planned multi-phased project is a major renovation of an existing ballpark.  The project scope included a complete replacement and reconfiguration of the home plate grandstand, new main entry, new ticketing pavilion, premium group seating, and press box. 27 more words


More 1937 All-Star Game "Notes"

The bottom of the third inning of the 1937 All-Star game continues through the words of Bob Elston.

The great DiMaggio is on first base. Dizzy Dean delivers and Lou Gehrig, his failure to homer at Washington’s Griffith Stadium having been cited in the pregame talk, wallops a two run home run. 236 more words