Famous author's imagination inspired by Bible

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2280735" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Herman Melville[/caption] "There she blows!" cried the lookout, sighting Moby Dick. Captain Ahab, driven by revenge, sailed the seas to capture this great white more…

Asteroid on course to pulverize Earth?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.COM.AU) — NASA is planning to launch a probe to study an “Armageddon” asteroid that could one day pulverise the Earth. The asteroid, named Bennu, crosses Earth’s orbit more…

How 'casting down your bucket' can save a nation

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2631955" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Booker T. Washington[/caption] On the third of his four voyages, Columbus sailed south along the west coast of Africa before heading west across the more…

School district bans black-student transfers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- There's an American school district that allows white students to transfer in, but bans black students, and that's a practice that needs to be eliminated, according to a more…

What was the 'holy experiment' really like?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3525104" align="aligncenter" width="600"] ‘The Birth of Pennsylvania 1680’ by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863–1930)[/caption] William Penn was arrested and imprisoned several times for sharing his religious opinions more…

Why America worked then but is in trouble now

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1903195" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Alexis de Tocqueville[/caption] Alexis de Tocqueville was born July 29, 1805. A French social scientist, he traveled the United States in 1831, and wrote more…