Benford’s law – in the matrix

Benford’s law, also known as the Newcomb–Benford law, the law of anomalous numbers, or the first-digit law, is an observation that in many…

Bering Glacier is the largest in North America

Bering Glacier is a glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It currently terminates in Vitus Lake south of Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, about 10 km (6.2 mi) from the Gulf…

The Battle of Marj Ardabil 

The Battle of Marj Ardabil or the Battle of Ardabil was a battle fought on the plains surrounding the city of Ardabil in northwestern Iran in AD 730.…

Apollo / Moon

Apollo is one of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology. The national divinity of the Greeks, Apollo has been recognized as a…

The Other Victims of the Nazis

– more than five million non-Jews were murdered under the Nazi regime. Among them were Gypsies, Jehovah’s Witnesses, homosexuals, blacks,…

Jesus Is Not a Republican

It appears that the Trump presidency will go out with a bang, rather than a whimper. As we arrive at…

The Real Smokey Bear

This year, we celebrated Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday as a national fire prevention icon. Many know Smokey’s message: “Only YOU can…

The Battle of the Abas 

The Battle of the Abas was fought in 65 BC between the forces of the Roman Republic under Pompey Magnus and those of the Caucasian Albanian…

Save the White Rhinos

Conservationists flew 30 white rhinos from South Africa to Rwanda last week in what they say is the largest single…