This composer revolutionized Western music

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1817905" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Johann Sebastian Bach[/caption] Johann Sebastian Bach was born March 21, 1685. By age 10, both his parents had died. At 18, Bach was a more…

Dollars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

Wacky NYC donut goes viral

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Known better for his desserts, one well-known pastry chef thinks he's also cracked the recipe for something else in New York's cut-throat food scene: survival. "You more…

The most amazing discovery Isaac Newton ever made

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3074724" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Isaac Newton[/caption] Sir Isaac Newton was born in 1642, the same year Galileo died. His mother was widowed twice, resulting in him being raised more…

Unusual weapon saved Europe from Islamic domination

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1806095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Battle of Lepanto[/caption] News arrived in Europe in 1571 that Muslim Turks, under the command of Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha, surrounded the Christians in more…

Hulk Hogan gets $115M verdict in sex-tape trial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Hollywood Reporter) Weighing free speech against privacy, a Florida jury has decided to uphold the sanctity of the latter by turning in a $115 million verdict against Gawker more…