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The 15 Most Notorious Pirates of All Time

The 15 Most Notorious Pirates of All Time

Pirates! They weren’t all Johnny Depp-swaying, dainty and witty denizens of the sea. Here’s a list of the fifteen bloodiest, unluckiest or simply most fashionably dressed.

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Captain Holly Graf U.S. Navy, Under Investigation

Captain Holly Graf, of the United States Navy, is under investigation following reports that she was physically and verbally abusive toward her subordinates. The official Navy investigation is occuring at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, following five to eight complaints filed against Graf. The former...

Justin Tennison, Time Bandit of Deadliest Catch, Found Dead Due to "Unknown Causes"

Justin Tennison, Time Bandit of Deadliest Catch, Found Dead Due to "Unknown Causes"

Justin Tennison, Time Bandit of the Discovery Channel's hit show Deadliest Catch, was found dead due to "unknown causes" within an Alaskan hotel room. Nearly one year since the tragic death of the Cornelia fishing boat's captain, Phil Harris, officials confirmed the death of thirty three year old...

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Gulf Update: Tugboat Hits Wellhead, More Oil Spills

A Gulf of Mexico Update: Tugboat hits wellhead, more oil spills into waters near a Louisiana marsh area. The captain of the tug boat notified officials upon the collision between his vessel and the well head just before dawn on Tuesday, July 27, 2010.  Official reports from MSNBC indicate that...

Christian Slater to Star in New Drama "Breaking In"

Christian Slater to Star in New Drama "Breaking In"

Christian Slater has been tapped to star as a Captain Kirk-esque character in a televised security firm drama entitled "Breaking In." Slater is set to portray the character of Oz, a security hacker, who's loosely based on the Star Trek's Starship Enterprise commander. Slater, a huge Star...

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Santa Clarita Fire Shuts Down Interstate, Threatens Homes

Santa Clarita brush fires shut down Interstate 5 and threatens 30 homes just north of Los Angeles, California.  Two brush fires have threatened a 15 acre area, including 30 homes, in the Acton area.  Santa Clarita has a population of 177,000 people.  No evacuations were necessary as...

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Norwich University Online

Norwich University is a private military university located in Northfield, Vermont. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Captain Alden Partridge, it is the only private military college and the oldest of six Senior Military Colleges. Recognized as the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps...

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Deadliest Catch Episode: Phil Harris' Death, Tribute July 13

We hope you have your tissues on the ready... the July 13 "Deadliest Catch" episode addresses Phil Harris' death and pays tribute to the fallen captain. Deadliest Catch airs at 9 p.m., with the two-hour episode looking at Phil Harris' final days - sadly, Harris suffered a stroke and died in...

10 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

10 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

The last hundred years have borne witness to humankind’s extraordinary technological advancements. Man has walked on the moon, ventured deeper into the oceans than ever before and even uncovered the building blocks of life: DNA. But even with our inexorable progress as a species there are still...

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The Enchiridion by Epictetus

The Enchiridion By Epictetus Written 135 A.C.E. Translated by Elizabeth Carter 1. Some things are in our control and others not. Things in our control are opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever are our own actions. Things not in our control are body, property, reputation,...