Category Archive: Science

This Day In History – April 30

  ” History is a vast early warning system.” ~Norman Cousins       America A New Nation 1789 – George Washington becomes America’s first and most popular president On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City, George Washington takes the oath of office to become the first elected President …

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The Nature Of Two World Views – A Creator or Darwin?

  ” Does the hawk take flight by your wisdom and spread its wings toward the south? Does the eagle soar at your command and build its nest on high? ” Job 39: 26, 27         The amazing slow motion video of an owl in flight shown below reminds us of two …

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This Day In History – February 25

  ” Bound as our lives are to the tyranny of time, it is through what we know of history that we are delivered from our bonds and escape – into time. ~A.L. Rowse, The Use of History ”       _______________________________       American Revolution 1779 – British surrender Fort Sackville On …

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This Day In History – November 2

  “There is one mind common to all individual men…. ….Of the works of this mind history is the record. Man is explicable by nothing less than all his history. All the facts of history pre-exist as laws. Each law in turn is made by circumstances predominant. The creation of a thousand forests is in …

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October 31 – News, Views, Issues & The Past

News, views, issues and history to promote conservative values, liberty, free markets and peace. Various perspectives, domestic and international, right-left, traditional-liberal are offered to challenge critical, deliberative thought on issues that influence the future of America, and the World.   QUOTE “This was the object of the Declaration of Independence. Not to find out new …

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This Day In History – October 24

  History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our common humanity, so that we can better face the future. –Robert Penn Warren       Ancient History 69 – Second Battle of Bedriacum Forces under Antonius Primus, the commander of the Danube armies, loyal …

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This Day In History – October 21

  History is a symphony of echoes heard and unheard. It is a poem with events as verses. ~Charles Angoff     Ancient History 1097 – First Crusade Crusaders led by Godfrey of Bouillon, Bohemund of Taranto, and Raymond IV of Toulouse, begin the Siege of Antioch. The First Crusade (1096–1099) was a military expedition by Western Christianity to regain the Holy Lands taken in the Muslim …

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This Day In History – October 20

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  Bound as our lives are to the tyranny of time, it is through what we know of history that we are delivered from our bonds and escape – into time. ~A.L. Rowse, The Use of History   Revolution 1774 – Congress creates the Continental Association On this day in 1774, the First Continental Congress creates the …

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This Day In History – October 18

  There will always be a connection between the way men contemplate the past and the way in which they contemplate the present. —Henry Thomas Buckle (24 November 1821 – 29 May 1862) was an English historian.         Ancient History 1009 – The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Destroyed The Holy Sepulchre a Christian church in Jerusalem, …

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Solar Energy Saving Military Lives

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  Solar power generation has not proven to be a viable source for large quantities of energy as discussed in this article Shedding Some Light On Solar Power. But it is valuable for isolated, moderate demand conditions and may help save lives in the military for such applications. The following video from CNN Money describes …

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This Day In History – October 9

      Study the past, if you would divine the future —Confucius, (traditionally 28 September 551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period.   October 9, 768 – Ancient History Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks. Carloman I (28 June …

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This Day In History – September 24

    If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development. —Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great.       September 24, 787 – Medieval History Second Council of Nicaea The Second Council of Nicaea is regarded …

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This Day In History – September 17

    Ancient History – Alexander destroys Thebes – 335 B.C. American Revolution – Indians and Loyalists burn German Flats, New York – 1778 Science – Charles Darwin arrives at Galapagos Archipelago – 1835 Civil War – Antietam Battle, Sharpsburg Maryland – 1862 Old West – Cheyenne and Sioux decimate frontiersmen at Beecher’s Island – …

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Imagination, Sci-Fi, New Innovations & The Unknown

10 Sci-Fi Predictions That Came True An interesting list of technologies and scientific advancements that are commonly used today – By InnovationNewsDaily Staff   It has become somewhat common place for the futuristic devices from sci-fi movies to appear as actual products on store shelves. Far more impressive is the fact that writers from the …

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This Day In U.S.A. History – July 10

The dome of St. Paul's Cathedral (undamaged) stands out among the flames and smoke of surrounding buildings during heavy attacks of the German Luftwaffe on December 29, 1940 in London, England. (AP Photo/U.S. Office of War Information)

July 10, 1777 – American Revolution – British General Richard Prescott Embarrassingly Captured Second Time By Patriots – Whisked Away In Nightgown In Dead Of Night British General Richard Prescott captured in Rhode Island — History.com This Day in History     British General Richard Prescott Privateers and Mariners in the Revolutionary War Naval operations …

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