Law prof sues rape accuser after charges dropped

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STARTRIBUNE) — A University of Minnesota law professor who spent three weeks in jail on sexual assault charges before they were dismissed is suing his accuser for defamation. more…

A 'simple organist' who changed musical history

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…

Did Duke lose big game due to bathroom laws?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE BLAZE) — Ranked No. 2 in the East Regional of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, Duke headed into Sunday night’s game favored to advance to more…

Sun goes blank for 2 weeks straight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WATTSUPWITHTHAT) — Over the weekend, we reviewed the state of the solar data for March 2017. Now, there’s a two week straight lack of sunspots, the longest stretch more…

What interested Isaac Newton more than science?

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…

Strange twist saved Europe from Muslim invasion

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…