In 1427, Stefan’s successor Đurađ Branković had to return Belgrade to the Hungarians, and Smederevo became the new capital. During his reign, the Ottomans captured most of the Serbian Despotate, unsuccessfully besieging Belgrade first in 1440 and again in 1456. As it presented an obstacle [Read More]
VIA- Sean Pádraig – iOTWreport commenter Confederate Digest – This is a reminder that there was not a single major slave uprising during the War for Southern Independence, although countless Southern homes, plantations and farms were left in the care of black servants while the men were away at war. This was [Read More]
Even when I knew the backstory I was suckered into feeling bad for Lyle Mitchell, the husband of the Shawskank, the woman who helped the two convicts escape from the maximum security prison where she and her sad sack husband worked. This interview paints him very [Read More]
Even a murdering maniac has the wherewithal to comply with the police when they’ve pulled him over. Take heed grievance mongers. Roof Arrest—
THE WASHCLOTH Washing with soap, or even poison ivy prevention products, is not enough. The wash cloth is really all you need. SEE HERE
And, no, the smartass answer, “don’t touch poison ivy,” isn’t the answer. I’ve gotten poison ivy, and I’ve gotten it in the classic spots over and over again – between the fingers and the backside of the forearm. Why? SEE THE ANSWER HERE
Islamic State destroys ancient shrines in Syria’s Palmyra city. Islamic State militants have blown up two ancient shrines they consider sacrilegious in Palmyra, a 2,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site in central Syria, the ultra hardline Sunni Muslim group said on Tuesday. The report was the [Read More]
AFDI- ICNA’s billboards in Atlanta claim that “Muhammad — peace be upon him — believed in peace, social justice, women’s rights,” along with a phone number to find out more about Islam. They’re planning on having 100 of these billboards around the country by the end of the [Read More]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will make clear that families of Americans held by terror groups will not be prosecuted if they pay ransoms, part of a broad review of U.S. hostage policy that will be released Wednesday.
PatriotRetort: Here in America, we’re going to eradicate the evil stink of racism by removing the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina Statehouse. Yeah. That oughta work. It is a testament to how unwilling we are to even acknowledge the existence of evil, that some [Read More]
BOSTON (AP) — Don Featherstone was a classically trained painter, a talented sculptor and artist, who became famous for creating the pink plastic lawn flamingo — the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch. And it didn’t bother him a bit.
With the first certified Summer blockbuster, Jurassic World, zookeepers around the world are having some fun applying some of the movie’s animal training techniques on their charges. The keepers are recreating a scene where three velociraptors are being trained by their handler.