Student dies after pancake-eating contest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY NEWS) A Connecticut college student died days after participating in a pancake-eating competition. Caitlin Nelson, 20, was one of several students of Sacred Heart University who gathered more…

Cruel fictional irony: Life without a country

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3148124" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Fictional Philip Nolan from 'The Man Without a Country'[/caption] "The Man Without a Country" was a classic novel written by Edward Everett Hale. It more…

This day in WND history: Loaded photograph

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Loaded photograph April 2, 2005: A high school barred a student from posting a photograph of her Marine brother because it prominently showed rifles, breaking the school's zero-tolerance policy more…

Magnificent breakthroughs of the Morse family

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3147834" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Samuel Morse demonstrating the telegraph[/caption] The world of communication was revolutionized by a man who died April 2, 1872. His name was Samuel F.B. more…

Watch math prof pull off genius April Fools prank

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Irish Independent) This math professor could have pulled off possibly the most entertaining in-class April Fools joke ever. Matthew Weathers decided to take the opportunity of April 1 more…

Real reason we fought Axis Powers in World War II

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3135804" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Battle of Okinawa[/caption] Considered the largest land-sea-air battle in world history, it began April 1, 1945, with the most massive amphibious attack by the more…