True story of how rifle became known as 'Beecher's Bible'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1580655" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Henry Ward Beecher[/caption] His sister, Harriett Beecher Stowe wrote the anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852. He bought the chains that had held more…

'Super cookies' track you, even in privacy mode

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) Ironically, a trusty online privacy feature can now be reworked into a "super cookie" that tracks you like a bloodhound. Any respectable Web browser has a "privacy more…

Man fired after skipping work for 24 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) Even in India, where government jobs are considered to be for life, A.K. Verma was pushing it. Verma, an executive engineer at the Central Public Works more…

Chuck Norris fights off post-holiday stress

by Chuck Norris -- [caption id="attachment_808621" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chuck Norris[/caption] As the holiday season comes to an end and we start the new year, let's hope that the stresses of the season more…

Savage: 'I blame Dianne Feinstein for Paris massacre'

by Kathy Shaidle -- [caption id="attachment_1500875" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., discussing the Senate Intelligence Committee report.[/caption] Michael Savage "There's a lot to be said and a lot of blame to more…

U.S. president slams Stalin's 'godless' philosophy

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1570475" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Richard Nixon[/caption] Richard Milhous Nixon was born Jan. 9, 1913. Before becoming president, he was a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy during World War more…

Russia says drivers must not have 'sex disorders'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) Russia has listed transsexual and transgender people among those who will no longer qualify for driving licences. Fetishism, exhibitionism and voyeurism are also included as "mental more…