Fire-breathing mayhem at school pep rally

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL) A man performing fire-breathing tricks was burned at Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, officials said. Delray Beach Fire Rescue said in a tweet more…

The real story of St. Patrick

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1803775" align="aligncenter" width="600"] St. Patrick[/caption] March 17, around 461 A.D., St. Patrick died. As a teenager, the Roman Legions guarding his community in Britain had to be more…

Lightsaber mistaken for gun, college on lockdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWSDAY) — A college student with a “Star Wars” lightsaber in a campus parking lot sparked an alert Wednesday morning at Farmingdale State College, where staff and students more…

How a freak of nature saved our nation's capital

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3056824" align="aligncenter" width="600"] British burning White House during War of 1812[/caption] Called the "Chief Architect of the Constitution," he wrote many of the Federalist Papers which helped more…

Inflatable sumo suits 'traumatize' college kids

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_3063694" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A man wrestles in an inflatable sumo-wrestler suit for a charity event in Phoenix, Arizona, on Feb. 25, 2016 (Photo: KSAZ Fox 10 Phoenix more…

Harvard tosses seal after students see racism

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3060534" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Harvard's law school is changing its seal due to complaints it is racist.[/caption] Harvard University has decided to drop its famous law school emblem more…

This is the road to freedom from religion

by Bill Federer -- On March 15, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt warned at the dinner of White House correspondents: "Modern tyrants find it necessary to eliminate all democracies. ... A few weeks ago more…