You read that correctly. Look at the documents for yourself. Continue reading
Update: White House downplays notion that Biden was going to be jettisoned from 2012 ticket.
The rumors were true.
As the president geared up for reelection, his senior staffers wanted Hillary Clinton on the ticket and Joe Biden off, according to a new book that’s brimming with good gossip on both Dems and Republicans, including who supplied Harry Reid with info on Mitt Romney. Continue reading
Google says it will take you more than 40 hours, but a 27-year-old in a souped-up CL55 Mercedes claims he drove from N.Y. to L.A. in only 28 hours and 50 minutes. Continue reading
Santa’s little helpers arrived in Port Clinton, Ohio, early this year for a boy dying of cancer. Continue reading
Life magazine tracked down Anne Frank’s playmates in 1959 as the film based on her diary was opening in movie theaters, and for the first time Life.com has posted photographs that never made it into print. The images bring into bittersweet focus what Anne missed because she did not survive the Holocaust. Continue reading
The story of a Christian couple who married despite seemingly insurmountable setbacks is going viral.
It wasn’t just Ian Murphy’s car that crashed not far from the Armstrong-Indiana county line in 2006, Larissa Murphy writes on desiringgod.org. “Our future (crashed) with him in that white station wagon,” she says. Continue reading
Danziger’s at Sixth and Penn — “always the first to introduce any new novelty” — called it The Wonderful Talking Board in an advertisement in the Feb. 1, 1891, Pittsburg Dispatch.
“For the scientific or thoughtful,” the department store said, the Ouija board’s “mysterious movements invite the most careful research and investigation.”
You don’t suppose the copywriter got help from the spirit world? Because more than a century after the board game became popular in American households, Smithsonian.com reports, scientists are examining what makes Ouija boards work. That is, what (or W-H-O) makes the pointer move? Continue reading
A writer on defense issues found a “harrowing lesson to be cautious about how we equip the U.S. military” when he played a new game that simulated a battle in the South China Sea and we lost.