When you see this, you're in Muslim territory

by Bill Federer -- Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, was born Nov. 30, 1835. His first popular story was "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," written in 1865 more…

The 'explosive' beginnings of modern Israel

by Bill Federer -- During World War I, Britain's war effort was hindered by their ineffective manufacturing of explosives. Britain's situation suddenly changed when a chemist made a breakthrough in synthesizing the more…

How Muslim atrocities impacted world history

by Bill Federer -- Dark Ages to Renaissance to Reformation to American Revolution In the twelve years after Mohammed's death, 632-644 A.D., Muslim jihadists conquered the Eastern Roman Empire, Syria, Palestine, Eastern more…

A history of Thanksgiving in America

by Bill Federer -- Famous days of Thanksgiving The Pilgrims fled England because of religious persecution and lived in Leiden, Holland, from 1609 to 1620. Each October, Leiden, Holland, celebrated an annual more…

Where do Christmas trees come from?

by Bill Federer -- The Christmas tree's origins can be traced back to the 200 A.D.s, when the early church father Tertullian wrote: "You are the light of the world, a tree more…