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Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam

Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam Martin Luther King Speech Beyond VietnamNew York, N.Y.4 April 1967 Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, I need not pause to say how very delighted I am to be here tonight, and how very delighted I am to see you expressing your concern about the issues...

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and present President of the United States. Born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Ann Dunham and Barack Obama, Sr., Obama spent his childhood in Witchita, Kansas. Obama's parents separated when he was a toddler at the age of two, and later divorced....

16 Incredible North American National Parks

16 Incredible North American National Parks

Do you ever dream of getting away for an exotic vacation, but feel constrained by obstacles such as cost, distance, the hassle of traveling with small children, or fun diseases like malaria? Well, you need not look any further than you can drive for the next “Most Amazing Vacation Ever!”...

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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...

20 Best James Monroe Quotes

20 Best James Monroe Quotes

James Monroe was the fifth President of the United States and considered the last Founding Father of America from the Virginia Dynasty and Republican generation. Monroe was born on April 28, 1758 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Spence Monroe, a planter and carpenter, and Elizabeth Jones, an...

50 Best George Washington Quotes

50 Best George Washington Quotes

George Washington, born in Westmoreland County in what is now Virginia on February 22, 1732, was the first President of the United States. Washington is unanimously esteemed as one of the greatest American leaders of all time.

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

Weapons: these ever-changing martial tools have been used to forge nations, to create empires and to topple regimes. They have shaped society, signified ranks and, of course, been brutal implements of death. They’ve brought slaughter and destruction to millions of people, but they have also liberated...

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...

Are Americans Getting Their Money's Worth in Healthcare?

Are Americans Getting Their Money's Worth in Healthcare?

Money spent on healthcare in the U.S. exceeds that of any other nation while the condition of Americans' health seems to fall short of that in other developed nations.

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Noaa Study Finds Highest Temps Ever in June

NOAA finds the highest temperatures ever recorded in June 2010.  A study published on July 15, 2010 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found the world wide average land and ocean surface temperatures were the hwarmest on record for the month of June.  NOAA also reported...