Myths from Thomas Jefferson's history debunked

by -NO AUTHOR- -- When it comes to slavery and Thomas Jefferson, most Americans think they know the truth – Jefferson fathered children with his own slave, Sally Hemings, and he refused more…

4 elements earn permanent seats on periodic table

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ScienceNews) The seventh row of the periodic table is officially full. On December 30, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry announced that a Russian-U.S. collaboration had more…

The 10 'most brilliant' days in world's history

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2795625" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington in Battle of Princeton[/caption] Frederick the Great of Prussia called these ten days "the most brilliant in the world's history." After winning more…