Columbus reaches the New World: 1492


Christoper Columbus arrives in America
Christoper Columbus arrives in America (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

After sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sights a Bahamian island, believing he has reached East Asia. His expedition went ashore the same day and claimed the land for Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain, who sponsored his attempt to find a western ocean route to China, India, and the fabled gold and spice islands of Asia. Read more

Image of the Day: 12 October 2014


Albert Einstein's Desk on the day of his Death
Albert Einstein’s Desk on the day of his Death

“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?”
Albert Einstein

Navy Chaplain Corps Commissions First Death Cultist


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NAS INNSMOUTH, Mass. — The Navy commissioned the military’s first death cultist chaplain in an Eldritch ceremony September 28, according to sources in the Secretary of the Navy’s office. He will enter service with the Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune. Read more