The Nazi Origins of the Olympic Torch Relay

The lighting of the Olympic cauldron on July 26 will mark the start of the Games and the end of a two-and-a-half-month torch relay designed to inspire enthusiasm across France for the games. Beginning in Ancient Olympia, Greece, on April 16 as a tribute to the original version of the Games, the torch arrived in […]

Florida Man Faces Arrest for Online Threats Against Trump and Vance

A Florida resident, Michael W. Wiseman, was taken into custody on Friday after being accused of making threats against former President Donald Trump and U.S. Senator JD Vance, as well as their families, on social media platforms. The Jupiter Police Department announced Wiseman’s arrest, citing charges of making written threats to kill. Jupiter Police Major […]

Notable Fashion Choices at the Republican National Convention

On Thursday evening in Milwaukee, one of the more theatrical moments of an already lively convention occurred when wrestler , unveiled a bright red Trump-Vance tank top. The dramatic reveal was one of many showy sartorial statements made during the convention, where the attire was flashy, bold, and flamboyantly patriotic.  were omnipresent in every possible […]

Why Is July’s Full Moon Called the Buck Moon?

Don’t miss out on the chance to witness July’s full moon this weekend! Known as the Buck Moon, the full moon will reach its peak illumination in the U.S. at 6:17 a.m. ET on Sunday, July 21. The full moon will be visible throughout the weekend, from Friday night to Monday morning. The name “Buck […]

International Court Rules Israel’s West Bank Presence Illegal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The top U.N. court ruled on Friday that Israel’s presence in the occupied Palestinian territories is “unlawful.” The court called on Israel to end its presence and for settlement construction to cease immediately. This constitutes an unprecedented and sweeping condemnation of Israel’s rule over the lands it captured 57 years ago. […]

Much Wenlock, England: The Birthplace of the Modern Olympics

Despite the Greek roots of the word “Olympic,” the modern Olympics will bear little resemblance to the sports tournaments in ancient Greece. The origins of the Olympics can be traced back to a 776 B.C. footrace (known as a hoplitodromos) won by a cook named Koroibos of Elis, according to Jeremy Fuchs, sports journalist and […]

Microsoft Outage Impacts Global Operations, Disrupting Flights, Banks, and Media

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A widespread Microsoft outage disrupted flights, banks, media outlets, and companies around the world on Friday. Disruptions escalated for hours after the technology company said it was gradually resolving an issue affecting access to Microsoft 365 apps and services. The website DownDectector, which monitors user-reported internet outages, recorded escalating outages in […]

Trump Offers Unity, Then Returns to Familiar Attacks in Speech

Trump’s allies claimed he emerged from his assassination attempt as a changed man, revising his Republican National Convention speech to advocate for national unity. As he commenced his one hour and thirty-three minute address on Thursday night, it appeared that vision was taking shape. Trump recounted the shooting incident that nearly ended his life in […]

Hulk Hogan Endorses Trump at RNC, Calls Him His ‘Hero’

Hulk Hogan, the renowned entertainer who captivated wrestling fans in the 1980s and 1990s, entered a new arena on Thursday night: the political stage at the Republican National Convention. Hogan addressed the RNC shortly before Donald Trump was slated to accept the party’s nomination, delivering one of the most energetic speeches of the convention. He […]

Costco Offers 25-Year Shelf Life Emergency Food Bucket

For those seeking preparedness for any eventuality, from a natural disaster to a doomsday scenario, Costco offers a solution – an emergency food bucket with a shelf life extending up to 25 years. This contains a total of 150 servings of freeze-dried and dehydrated foods, along with beverages. Priced at $79.99 at the wholesale retailer, […]

Jobless Claims Rise as Layoffs Remain Elevated

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased again last week, indicating a stabilization at a slightly higher, but still healthy, level. The Labor Department reported on Thursday that jobless claims for the week ending July 13 climbed by 20,000 to 243,000, up from 223,000 the previous week. The total number of Americans receiving […]

J.D. Vance’s Populist Platform

When J.D. Vance addressed the Republican National Convention Wednesday night, he wasn’t just introducing himself to the nation. He was advocating for a specific political ideology. To that end, Vance shared his upbringing in a disadvantaged environment to promote the core principles of Trumpism. In a compelling speech, Vance recounted his childhood in Appalachia, surrounded […]