After nearly seven months, we’ve hit the 14 million mark and continue to add documents at a pace of more than 2 million a month. As a comparison: According to Agence France-Presse, the Library of Congress has digitized 11 million … Continue reading
Even the night before the Fourth of July, it’s easy to obtain (where legal, of course) nearly an unlimited supply of fireworks, sparklers and other brilliant incendiary devices. Though such gunpowder-based confections stir delight in children and swelling patriotism in … Continue reading
There was a time not long ago when researching a Revolutionary War soldier or battle meant spending lots of money and time sifting through dusty archives in hopes that your document could be found. Today, we’re happy to announce that … Continue reading
I read an interesting article recently about the new USS Monitor Center at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Virginia. The USS Monitor, and the Monitor Class ships that came after it, played an important roll in the Civil War … Continue reading
Until recently, interest in Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) seemed to be waning. But lately they appear to making a comeback – especially in Canada where this year they have become more conspicuous. According to a study mentioned in the Toronto … Continue reading
Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself. We’d like to thank Chris Fralic for discovering this. And while we’re on the topic, we’d also like to thank Mr. Ebay for his brave service, too.
It’s an expensive way to spend President’s Day but, by all accounts, worth it. According to The Washington Post: It was a speech so moving the crowd wept. It was a speech so personally important George Washington’s hand shook as … Continue reading