Closure for the USS Indianapolis

August 19, 2017 BFH 26

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen finds lost WWII ship USS Indianapolis “We’ve located the wreckage of the USS Indianapolisin Philippine Sea at 5500m below the sea.” That tweet from entrepreneur and billionaire Paul Allen around 12:20 p.m. Saturday confirmed what many have been searching for since the [Read More]

iOTWreport PSA: Total Solar Eclipse Reminder

August 19, 2017 BFH 36

Reader, Art of the Zeal, wanted to remind people to keep pets indoors during the solar eclipse. Animals can be blinded if they notice the eclipse and stare into it. This is a very good, and oft neglected, tip.  

University Rewarding Violence and Vandalism With Scholarship

August 19, 2017 BFH 13

DC- The student charged with pushing down the Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina on Monday may be rewarded with a scholarship for her actions from North Carolina Central University. The Chronicle of Higher Education reported on Wednesday that proposals are being made at the college to [Read More]

Councilman Brandon Coan Equates Black People With Monkeys

August 19, 2017 BFH 20

Courier-Journal (Louisville) A stuffed monkey hanging from an overhead utility line in an apartment complex near Bowman Field has sparked racial concerns and reports to a Louisville Metro Council member. The incident was reported to Councilman Brandon Coan, D-8th District, who initially called it a “disgusting [Read More]

Academic Suffers The Wrath

August 19, 2017 BFH 12

Salil Mehta Trying to work through this to get sorted out, but my thoughts for those who might be able to lend a hand. This afternoon by surprise, Google/Gmail shut all my accounts down (email, blog, university pages, etc.) for no reason and no warning. This is [Read More]

Six Flags Over Texas Drops Stars and Bars Flag

August 18, 2017 BFH 22

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – The Confederate flag will no longer wave at Six Flags Over Texas. Instead, the Dallas-area theme park will fly six American flags. The Arlington park’s Friday change comes as communities across the nation debate Confederate memorials and symbols after the deadly [Read More]

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