The book that defined American English

by Bill Federer -- Noah Webster first published his American Dictionary of the English Language on April 14, 1828. In order to evaluate the etymology of words, he learned 26 languages, including more…

NASA talks 'alien life' in solar system

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN)NASA has new evidence that the most likely places to find life beyond Earth are Jupiter's moon Europa or Saturn's moon Enceladus. In terms of potential habitability, Enceladus more…

Teachers lament 'fake news' in homework

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) Fake news is appearing in school homework, teachers have warned, as they say that the internet means that children are no longer able to distinguish between fiction more…

Was Thomas Jefferson a Christian?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_349465" align="aligncenter" width="596"] The "Jefferson Bible"[/caption] Thomas Jefferson was born April 13, 1743. He drafted the Declaration of Independence, 1776; was governor of Virginia, 1779-1781; and founded more…