The Passing of President George H. W. Bush

Unless you were up very late last night, most of us woke this morning to the news that former 41st President George H. W. Bush had passed away late Friday night at his home. This comes just over 7 months after the death of his wife, Barbara. As the news spread, so did the wave […]

History of Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is used to save energy and make better use of daylight. It was first used in 1908 in Thunder Bay, Canada. What Is Daylight Saving Time? DST is a seasonal time change measure where clocks are set ahead of standard time during part of the year, usually by 1 hour. As DST starts, the […]

The Cornerstone Was Laid

On this day in 1793, George Washington lays the cornerstone to the United States Capitol building, the home of the legislative branch of American government. The building would take nearly a century to complete, as architects came and went, the British set fire to it and it was called into use during the Civil War. […]

Divided, We Fall Into The Smallest Voice

Why does everything have to be narrowed down to a decimal? People have so dramatically narrowed their focus on the grand picture, that they lose sight of what’s closest to them. To make matters worse, we have become even more segregated as a nation. Divisions can be found everywhere and they’re not hard to spot. […]