American Revolution Was One Battlefront in a Huge World War. You have to wonder why the French, the Spanish, and the Dutch were so interested in American independence.
10 Fun Facts About Coming to America.
is an interactive map of strange, bizarre, and possibly supernatural
things in Seattle, Washington. Submitted reports include legends,
ghosts, UFOs, odd animals, time distortion, visions, and more, most from
first-hand experience. (via Digg)
Skip the Burger, Eat the Patty Melt.
The Harsh Reality of Food for Little House Pioneers. Survival was much tougher than Laura Ingalls Wilder's happy childhood memories.
Let Us Tell You S’more About America’s Favorite Campfire Treat. The s'more is a simple combination of three ingredients that each have an interesting history. (via Boing Boing)
An autopsy of the American dream.
The Weirdest Statues
of the American Presidents. Presidential statues can go wrong because
of artistic trends that don't stand up over time, or unexpected problems
in production, or the artist's lack of talent, or deliberate
disrespect. (via Strange Company)
Meet Potato, the Stumpy Cat.
Inside the White House’s Quiet Campaign to Create a Supreme Court Opening. And more about the Trump-Kennedy banking connection from last year and last week.
A blast from the past (2013): 5 Places That Are Still On Fire.