The Missing Spirit

By | Oct 31, 2015

The magician Harry Houdini became interested in the ‘spirit world’ after the death of his mother in 1913. He became involved in making contact with those who had died. He became more skeptical as he uncovered hoaxs and frauds by proclaimed mediums. During the early 1920’s he spend time debunking these hoaxs and frauds. He […]

Great Science Fiction Authors

By | Oct 24, 2015

Issac Asimov’s – Foundation It has been said that Issac Asimov was the greatest of the authors during the Golden Age of Science Fiction – From the end of the 2nd World War to the 1970’s. Who am I to disagree? While I personally like his Robot series better, The Foundation trilogy (three first books) […]

Will Chicago Win the World Series as Predicted by Back to the Future.

By | Oct 20, 2015

According to the movie Back to The Future II, the Chicago Cubs win the World Series in 2015. While this still can happen, although as I am writing this the Cubs are behind New York to win this year’s pennant, part of this prediction can not come true since it also said they defeated the […]

Strange Facts – UFO’s

By | Oct 19, 2015

To many who study Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO) the claim is that the first documented UFO sighting is in the Bible. The prophet Ezekiel in Ezekiel 1:4 describes a “a whirlwind came out of the north: and a great cloud, and a fire infolding it, and brightness was about it:”. Jimmy Carter in October 1969, […]

Abraham Lincoln – 6 Facts

By | Oct 17, 2015

Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 in Hardin, Kentucky. He was the second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. He had an older sister Sarah, February 10, 1807 – January 20, 1828) and a brother Thomas who died as an infant in 1812. He also had a step-brother and step-sister from his […]

Abbott and Costello – Comedy Team from Vaudeville to Television

By | Oct 16, 2015

William (Bud) Abbott was born in Asbury Park, NJ, October 2, 1895 and died April 24, 1974 in Woodland Hills, California. Lou Costello (Louis Francis Cristillo) was born in Paterson, NJ, March 6, 1906 and died March 3, 1959 in East Los Angeles, California. They first began to work together in 1935 at the Eltinge […]

A Sharpshooter on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

By | Oct 3, 2015

Annie Oakley, the female sharpshooter of “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West” fame along with her husband Frank Bulter called Cambridge, Maryland one of their retirement homes. She along with Butler decided in 1912 to stop performing with the Wild West show. The couple lived in the Eastern Shore town from 1912 until 1917. Those familiar with […]

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