A king in ancient times had a huge boulder placed on a roadway, then hid nearby to see who might remove it.
Nearly 25 centuries after its construction, this temple, dedicated to the goddess Athena, still crowns the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. Overlooking the Aegean Sea, the Parthenon’s majesty is v…
Murder, violent crime, guns, gangs, rape, abuse ... the list goes on. Our nation is becoming more vicious, violent and vile, with some — even young teenagers — acting like savage animals at times.
It was Halloween. A man dressed as the devil in the usual red suit with pitch-fork, horns and pointed tail was passing by a neighborhood church meeting for its usual Bible study.
The old-time preacher was trying to rev up the crowd. “If this church is going to rise up out of the ruts of despair and spiritual indifference, we’re going to have to take some baby steps. We…
Have you ever arrived at your designated hotel only to discover that your room wasn’t ready? Or maybe it was “ready,” but not what you expected.
Misunderstandings of words in songs or even in normal conversation can create confusion and wonder. Some are just outright funny when you know your interpretation is inaccurate.
It’s a rock like no other. El Capitan’s sheer, nearly vertical granite walls rise 3,000 feet, commanding and demanding the attention of the more than 4 million annual visitors to Yosemite Nati…
Ann Landers used this phrase when a reader wrote showing evidence that something contrary to the reader’s best interest was happening, but the reader just didn’t want to see it.
It’s a big tree living in a land of giants. In fact, the General Sherman, which has been growing in California’s Sequoia National Park for approximately the last 2,000 years, is the world’s largest.