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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...

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!”...

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....

50 Best James Madison Quotes

50 Best James Madison Quotes

James Madison, Jr. was the fourth President of the United States, an American politician, and political philosopher who contributed as a Founding Father during the late 1700s. Madison was born to Colonel James Madison, Sr. and Eleanor Rose Conway on March 16, 1751 in Orange County, Virginia. As...

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.

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...

Cancun Climate Change Summit 2010 Underway

Cancun Climate Change Summit 2010 Underway

Beginning November 29, 2010, United Nations representatives from 194 nations in Cancun, Mexico, have convened to discuss the issue of climate change. The Summit, formally known as the 16th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

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Celebrating the National Dog Day

We have a day to celebrate the presence of a lot of things in our lives: father’s day, mother’s day, friendship day, and whatnot. It is hilarious that we even have a National Dog Day to celebrate the fact that we have dogs. The National Dog Day is being celebrated all over the United States of...

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...