The Inventor of the Big Mac has Died

  Michael “Jim” Delligatti, the man who invented the iconic Big Mac for McDonald’s has passed away at the age of 98. Jim Delligatti was a McDonald’s franchise owner who invented the famous burger at his Pennsylvania restaurant in 1967. “Today, we celebrate the 98 inspirational years of Big Mac inventor, Michael ‘Jim’ Delligatti. Jim,

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The Hungarian Revolution of 1956

  Also commonly referred to as the Hungarian Uprising of 1956, the event was a nationwide revolt against the government of the Hungarian People’s Republic and its Soviet-imposed ways. The revolution lasted from October 23rd until November 10th of 1956. Even though there were no leaders present when the revolution first started, it was the

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Remembering Pearl Harbor 75 Years Later

  As we reach the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, it is a time to look back at the sacrifices that were made and the events that occurred which led us up to that faithful moment that will live on in infamy. The Initial Attack On Pearl Harbor Just a few moments

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5 Crusades Almost Forgotten by History

The Crusades were developed during the Middle Ages by the Catholic Church as a holy way for participants to receive pardons for their sins. The crusades that took place throughout the Holy Land are all well-known and remembered in tales and film. But there were several other crusades started by the Church that have long

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The Killer London Fog of 1952

As the southeast part of the United States experiences polluted air due to massive wildfires that began several weeks ago, and are still going on, the skies appear a lot less like the winter skies we are used to and more like the foggy landscapes of London. London is well known for its foggy skies,

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Iconic Businessman Vince McMahon

Vince McMahon is the chairman of the World Wrestling Federation and he represents the third generation of McMahons in the business. He was born on August 24, 1945 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. His grandfather, Jess McMahon, worked as a boxing and wrestling promoter while his father, Vince McMahon, Sr. founding the Capitol Wrestling Corporation. Capitol

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The History of Exorcisms

  Exorcisms have occurred all throughout history. They have been recorded as far back as Biblical times. There are a few instances of curing demoniacs in the Old Testament, one example is whenever an evil spirit from God came to Saul, David would take a harp and play it with his hand. Saul would then

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U.S. State History: Arizona

With its amazing landscape, Arizona is aptly known as the Grand Canyon State. It was the last of the 48 coterminous United States to be admitted into the union and achieved statehood on February 14, 1912. Arizona was originally part of New Mexico, but the land was ceded to the United States in 1848 and

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Fascinating Mummy Mysteries

Mummies challenge our basic knowledge of human decay and death. There just seems to be something unnatural about human remains that refuse to rot. These fascinating and terrifying fossils of the past are usually so well-preserved that they can provide us with helpful information about the ways of the past. They also serve as a

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The Life of Writer Ann Landers

Ann Landers was a famous advice columnist who gained a newspaper readership counting into the millions during her successful career. Ann was born on July 4, 1918 as Esther Pauline Freidman in Sioux City, Iowa to Russian-Jewish immigrants. Her father owned a successful movie theater business and her mother was a homemaker. Youth and Personal

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U.S. State History: Alaska

Alaska is the largest state (according to area) of the United States. It was admitted to the union as the 49th state in 1959 and it lies at the extreme northwest area of the North American continent. Acquired by the U.S. in 1867, the territory was known as “Sewards Folly” after U.S. Secretary of State

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