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Normadie Burns

“The Normandie met its final doom when, with a resounding crunch of ice and a belch of smoke, the 83,000-ton vessel dipped her flame-scarred superstructure into the surface of the Hudson River. Hundreds were injured when America lost its biggest naval auxiliary." Today we remember that on this day in 1942 the luxury liner turned Navy transport vessel, which was known as the floating skyscraper, burned in New York Harbor.

Tsavo Lions

In 1898, a pair of man-eating lions descended on a camp of 3,000 construction workers in East ... more

Sounds of the Times: Lee Greenwood discusses "God Bless the USA"

"Being raised on a farm taught me a lot of things: what it means to help your neighbor, it taught ... more

Retrospectacle: Mini Golf

A date night favorite, mini golf has gone through quite an evolution since its inception in 1867. ... more
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