What happens when you blast everyday items with a dangerous ping pong ball cannon? Complete mayhem at the speed of sound. Just check out the YouTube v...
Read Whole Story
Here's a tip for anyone standing next to a cannon: If someone looks like they might be about to fire it, stand way back.
Not everyone did that on ...
The Revolutionary War lasted a lot longer than most of us realize. Begun in 1775, the war didn't end for six long years, and wasn't fully resolved for another two. The Battle of the Chesapeake, in particular, deserves to be remembered.
The crowd was cheering so loudly after Obama was sworn in that it was all but impossible to hear the cannon fire. That summed up the day, for me, more poignantly than anything else.
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn more.