The Civil War could have gone on for decades as a guerrilla war of attrition. A fatal administrative error in scheduling a supply train, and a decision by an honorable man brought the war to a close.
The worst peacetime US Navy disaster occurred in April, 1952 with a collision between the aircraft carrier USS Wasp and the destroyer USS Hobson. The Hobson was sliced in two and 176 men perished.
Driving safety issues about elderly drivers are matters that need to be understood.Driving and aging are not necessarily incompatible but chances are strong that they may be.
Military terms can be confusing to a civilian. When reading a book or watching a movie about the armed conflict it's useful to know the terms. This article describes the organization of the United States Army from squad to corps.
The science of artificial intelligence has embraced the art of writing and reporting with the founding of Narrative Science, a company that is pioneering the science of automatic writing. This article explains how it will have a dramatic impact on journalism as we know it.
Finding a niche to blog about is the conventional wisdom of blogging. But it really depends on why you have created a blog. Finding a niche is not for everyone. This article makes distinctions and explains the different types of blogs.
American football is a complicated game - for players and coaches. But for a fan, or rather a would be fan, the game doesn't have to be so complex. This article goes over the basics of the game, enough to make it interesting for a person who knows nothing about the sport.
The Godfather and its sequel The Godfather II has become a part of American culture. The Godfather quotes enrich our language and travel from film to film as an homage to the original screenplays. This articles reviews some of the greatest Godfather quotes along with the movie clips.
The express cruiser is one of the most popular powerboats on the market. But owning one does present some problems with boating. This article highlights some concerns.
Nautical terms including boating terms and shipping terms often confound people. There are only a few things to know about nautical terms that will make your time on the water much more enjoyable.
A Rotary Club is a service organization that is part of Rotary International. It is also a place for business networking. Service Above Self is its motto. This article explains what is a Rotary Club
Boating in rough water is inevitable and all boaters should know how to handle it. Boating through chop requires common sense and following some basic rules. Well designed boats can handle rough water, but it's always the captain's responsibility
The United States Constitution is a short document. This article is about some basic things that we all should know about the Constitution.
Docking a single engine powerboat is easy. You just need to remember three simple rules