• Lake Superior: Rightfully Named

    Lake Superior: Rightfully Named0

    Lake Superior is not called so for no reason. While the large expanse of water itself may be boastful (the lake is the largest in the world by surface area and the third-largest by volume), the lake and its shores are incredibly beautiful. Many places along the Minnesota North Shore provide stunning glimpses of the

  • What is Making America Fat?

    What is Making America Fat?0

    Today, more than two-thirds of American adults are overweight, and this number is only increasing. With the way these statistics are heading, there is only one question to ask – what is making America fat? It is no secret Americans love their fast food. It is quick, easy, and affordable, well for the greasy, dollar-menu

  • Ghosts: Real or Fiction?

    Ghosts: Real or Fiction?0

    From the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future to the spirits haunting our favorite horror films, and even on to our animated friend Casper the Friendly Ghost, ghosts appear quite often in our culture. But these spooky beings aren’t just another American fad; ghosts have been prevalent for centuries. As early as the first

  • Changes in Football Protective Gear

    Changes in Football Protective Gear0

    Pro Football Hall Of Fame, a football history site, says “the date was November 12, 1892, a day that would forever be etched in sports history.” This was that day that the first pro football game was played. It was between the Allegheny Athletic Association and the Pittsburgh Athletic Club.  Since then important advancements have

  • The Iditarod: Alaska’s Grand Event

    The Iditarod: Alaska’s Grand Event0

    Alaska is the most sparsely populated state in the United States with a little over 700,000 people. This cold state is most known for its diverse terrain and outdoor-themed TV shows, but not many know about one of the state’s largest events, the Iditarod, or the Last Great Race on Earth. The Iditarod is a

  • Seeing and Drawing

    Seeing and Drawing0

    The initial goal of most people who begin drawing is to try and recreate images they see. Drawing something exactly as one sees it, however, can be very frustrating. The difference between expectation and reality may be only a couple pencil strokes, but the resulting image can be tragic. The main complication of observational drawing