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'Mountain Men': Tom Faces Off Against A Grizzly Bear

Posted 07.20.2012 | TV

While most people worry about rodents or other pests getting onto their property, Tom was faced with one of the world's most deadliest animals when a ...

The Paterno Monument: Beware Hubris

Paul Gunther | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home
Paul Gunther

The Paterno monument was ill considered from the get-go. Even if one still worships him, that should be the kindest, unanimous, retroactive refrain. With a decision pending any day let that fact be the guiding decision-maker.

'Shark Wranglers' Dive Into Shark-Infested Waters Without Cage

Posted 09.15.2012 | TV

Diving into shark-infested waters inside of a protective cage is a hair-raising adventure by itself. On "Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History...

Why Mayor Bloomberg Needs a Refresher in High School History

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Nicholas Ferroni

We would like to think that the government consists of men and women who are intelligent, logical and selfless individuals; sadly this is often not th...

A Geological Tour Of Colorado National Monument

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 09.10.2012 | Travel
Olga Bonfiglio

This part of Colorado, a friend tells me, "is like a magical kingdom."

Today Marks An Important Anniversary For Women

2012 Demographic Convention | Posted 07.10.2012 | Women

On this day in 1908, the Democratic National Convention was hosted in Denver. It marked the first time a major party held their convention in a Weste...

Ancient 'New York City' Of Canada Discovered

Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 07/10/2012 10:12 AM EDT on LiveScience Today New York City is the Big Apple of the Northeast ...

Exploring "The World and All That's in It"

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.08.2012 | DC
Zoe P. Strassfield

I won't claim I had no interest in geography before I started reading National Geographic, that's simply not true. But I wasn't aware of all of the things that "geography" could encompass.

'Shark Wranglers': Captain McBride's Close Encounter

Posted 07.09.2012 | TV

"Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History) chronicles the crew of the OCEARCH are on a mission to tag great white sharks to learn more about the ...

'Ice Road Truckers': What Would Make A Veteran Want To Quit?

Posted 07.09.2012 | TV

Jack Jessee may be one of the respected veterans of "Ice Road Truckers" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on History), but are all the accolades from his peers going t...

An Alternative To Florida Beaches In Florida

Visit Florida | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

You won't see parasailors, tiki huts, volleyball or cabana rentals. You may not see another human being.

The Day After the Fourth of July

Mike Lux | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

The incredible courage of our founding fathers remains a wonder to those of us living today. But what matters even more is what they did the day after they took the vote in favor of the Declaration of Independence, and every day after.

Liberals Should Not Criticize Obama? The Historical Record Says They Should

Sam Walker | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Sam Walker

Hold our tongues if we think Obama is off-course? The historical record tell us to speak out -- forcefully.

The Department of Reinvention: Communication, Compassion and Future Visions

Russell C. Smith | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Russell C. Smith

It's time to stop pretending the same dead-end solutions will solve problems in the digital age.

Kevin Burra

10 Gay American Secrets | Kevin Burra | Posted 07.04.2012 | Gay Voices

This Fourth of July, as you're munching on hot dogs, launching fireworks and wondering if you took it just a little too far with your flag-themed outf...

Teacher Bashing

William E. White | Posted 09.02.2012 | Education
William E. White

I am fed up with teacher-bashing. It seems everyone is willing to belittle teachers. But these same critics are not willing to step forward and do the job themselves.

'Pawn Stars' Buy Creepy Taxidermy Creation

Posted 07.03.2012 | TV

On "Pawn Stars" (Mon., 10 p.m. ET on History) Corey Harrison took a punt on a creepy stuffed animal. A taxidermist brought in her creation, which ...

PHOTOS: Amazing State Capitol Buildings

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.02.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

State capitals may be hotbeds of partisan madness, but they are also the hubs around which local economies, cultures and sentiments spin.

What I Found (And Found Out) At The National Archives

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.01.2012 | DC
Zoe P. Strassfield

Preserving freedom is serious business. The Declaration of Independence is rather hard to read in places because it was stored in direct sunlight for many years -- a definite no-no for historical artifacts.

Dangerous Waters On The 'Shark Wranglers' Premiere

Posted 07.02.2012 | TV

On the series premiere of "Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History) viewers were introduced to Chris Fischer and his team onboard the shark rese...

'Ice Road Truckers': Accident Stuns Trucker Community

Posted 07.02.2012 | TV

While it's the icy conditions that keep the drivers on the edge of their seats -- as well as the viewers of "Ice Road Truckers" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on Hi...

Biracial Accommodation: The South's New Political Order

Glen Browder | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

Interestingly and importantly, white Southern politicos have been joined by many blacks, liberal interests and governmental agencies in adopting an accommodational approach to public life.

Top Historic Bars on the Planet: A New Meaning to an Old Fashioned

Party Earth | Posted 08.29.2012 | Home
Party Earth

Sure, there's an appeal to a new swanky restaurant, bar, or club opening, but there's just nothing like the cozy feeling you get from dining or drinking in a historic establishment.

Long-Distance Relationships Are Not So Bad... Now

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home
Nicholas Ferroni

There is no doubt that as long as there have been relationships, there have been long-distance relationships, and technology has truly improved our ability to communicate across distances.

Rewriting History So We Can Repeat It

Shawn Amoei | Posted 08.26.2012 | Books
Shawn Amoei

It's been said that the Middle East suffers from too much history. This is especially true of Iran where people have very long historical memories. Mindful of this fact, the right is trying to rewrite history so we can repeat it.