The concept of triangular trade involving furs acquired from the Indian nations of the Northwest Coast was born in 1778 when the British naval expedition led by James Cook stopped at Nootka Sound on ...
There have been plenty of discussions about the Ukraine-Russia conflict in the past few months. As with many issues, there are multiple viewpoints, and even camps here. Both Russia and Ukraine get ...
Last week the Guardian had this commentary on the situation in Ferguson and a comparison with the police killing of a young black man which sparked riots in London and other English cities in 2011:
Now this is leadership.
Kentucky State University's interim president Raymond Burse has donated over $90,000 of his own salary to boost the pay of minimum wage workers at KSU. This means a jump ...
With me at least.
So I had a package I needed to get to someone located about 150 miles away. Happened to be near a Fedex dropoff and stopped in. $45 for overnight, $26 for second day. Hm, ouch.
Spain's King Juan Carlos I is presently announcing his abdication, according to the BBC . The Royal Family has been dogged by continued scandals, including ongoing proceedings regarding his daughter,
This past week, PBS' "Independent Lens" has been airing "God Loves Uganda," a documentary that premiered at last year's Sundance Film Festival and explores the relationship between the American ...
In the last (first) installment of this diary, I wrote about the most memorable people I met in aviation. In this installment, I will tell a couple of stories about flying itself; about the pure joy ...
Vladomir Putin's pronouncements that he will "protect" Russian speakers - up to and including unilateral annexation - is so reminiscent of Adolf "most evil human ever" Hitler's policy in the 1930's ...
Slovyansk is currently Ground Zero for the chaos in Ukraine that is continuing despite an agreement signed last week by the US, Ukraine, Russia, and the EU. Hundreds of enraged residents of that ...