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The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

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Who Is Lyndon Johnson?

Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on the 27th of August, 1908, in Texas. He became the thirty-sixth President of the United States of America following the 1963 assassination of John F Kennedy. In 1964, the electorate officially elected him as president based on the positive social changes he had...

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Who Is John F. Kennedy?

John Fitzgerald Kennedy served from 1961 to 1963 as the 35th President of the United States of America. As his motorcade drove through Dallas, Texas, on the 22nd of November 1963, he was assassinated. His legacy remains that of being one of the most popular American Presidents, the youngest President...

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Air Traffic Control at JFK Manned by Child

The air traffic control center at John F. Kennedy International Airport was manned by a child last month. The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into a report that a small child's voice was heard on the air traffic control center for John F. Kennedy International Airport last month. Reports...

The 15 Smartest and Dumbest Presidents of the United States

The 15 Smartest and Dumbest Presidents of the United States

Universally and instantly recognizable, the President of the United States – the heads of state and government of the world’s largest superpower, the commander–in-chief of the US Armed Forces, the omnipotent and oft-termed “Leader of the Free World” – requires no long-winded or flowery introduction. What does require clarification, however, are the notions of “smartness” and “dumbness”.

10 Great Thanksgiving Quotes

10 Great Thanksgiving Quotes

Thanksgiving is fast approaching. Here are some great Thanksgiving Quotes to feed your mind and whet your appetite (while you're waiting for the turkey to come out of the oven)! 1. "For each new morning with its light,For rest and shelter of the night,For health and food, for love and...

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Sen. Edward Kennedy Funeral Schedule

Senator Edward Kennedy will be buried Saturday at Arlington National Cemetery after a private funeral Mass scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. at Boston's Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston's Mission Hill section. After the Mass ends at about 12:30 p.m., Kennedy's coffin will be flown to...

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Hilary Clinton Senate Replacement to Be Announced Friday

New York Governor David Patterson will reveal his choice to take Hilary Clinton's place as Senator. Caroline Kennedy announced that she was withdrawing her name from consideration on Thursday, which leaves New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and Depocratic Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand as the top two...

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What Are Cronies?

Cronies are long-term friends who receive mutual benefits from each other. The term cronyism refers to impartiality to long-standing friends who are given positions of authority and favorable business opportunities out of friendship. Cronyism is considered a form of political corruption, and is...

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

Atheism is generating quite a lot of attention these days. Prominent atheists are getting the word out about their views in increasing numbers and generating lots of public debate on the proper place of religion in governments and societies in the modern world. And now more than ever, atheists...