Rules of the Game of Baseball – Changes and Controversy in America’s Favorite Pastime

The rules to the game of baseball were codified during the early days of the game. This has led to a number of purists who believe the rules should not change. Baseball has a number of specialized rules that make it quite unique from other sports around the world. These rules have generally been in […]

The History of New Madrid, a Major Earthquake Zone

One of the centers of seismic activity, New Madrid has a long history of earthquakes. These tremors may prove to be disruptive to the nation. New Madrid is a city located on the Mississippi River in the southeast part of the state of Missouri. Founded in the late 1700s, the site is most famous for […]

Parks in Minnesota – Best Gardens in the North Star State

Minnesota offers a wide variety of parks and gardens for its residents and tourists. These parks feature beautiful scenery, artwork and plant and animal life. Minnesota is widely known around the state for its dedication to parks and gardens for the public. Many of these facilities are free to the public and feature a wide […]

James J. Hill House – Home of the Empire Builder

Railroad Tycoon James J. Hill built the largest residence in the state of Minnesota. The James J. Hill House is located in St. Paul, Minnesota, near the Cathedral of St. Paul on Summit Avenue. Built by railroad tycoon and founder of the Great Northern Railway, James J. Hill, the house was completed in 1891 and […]

Gardens of the Imperial Palace of Tokyo – Home for the Emperor of Japan

Divided into three beautiful gardens, a portion of the Japanese Emperor’s home is open to the public throughout the year. Located in the center of Tokyo, the Imperial Palace is the residence of the Emperor and Empress of Japan. Surrounded by a moat and a vast garden with flowers and trees, the Imperial Palace offers […]

Doom Patrol Comic Book Issues – From My Greatest Adventure to John Byrne

The Doom Patrol is one of the oldest superhero groups in the DC Comics universe. Creators like Grant Morrison and John Byrne have offered their own interpretation. As one of the classic superhero teams from DC Comics, the Doom Patrol has taken many incarnations over the years. First appearing in My Greatest Adventure #80 (June […]

Doom Patrol Characters – Robotman, Negative Man, Crazy Jane and the Chief

The Doom Patrol, the misfit group of superheroes from DC Comics, has had a large number of members over the years. Robotman, however, has graced every team. The original incarnation of the Doom Patrol was composed of three members: Robotman, Negative Man and Elasti-Girl, under the tutelage of Dr. Niles Caulder, The Chief. Over the […]

Importance of Motorcycle Safety

When you look at the rate of motorcycle accidents and fatalities in the United States in relation to the rate at which they are driven, the rate of these accidents and fatalities is terrifying. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported in 2009 that 13% of all roadway accidents involve motorcyclists. According to the […]