As we’ve stressed and sweated our way through Holiday Season Fever, and are Vitamin C-ing our way through the flu season, it’s time to gather our home remedies and survive the last of the holiday colds; The Love Bug.Just as we’re coming off the New Year’s Eve high (or hangover), we are greeted by walls of red, pinks, and purple hearts all leading up to a giant stuffed bear holding an oversized “You’re Beary Cute” heart strategically sewn into its palm.The "star" of this Disney film is Herbie, a lovable Volkswagen.
In late January 1975, just two years after the cease-fire established by the Paris Peace Accords, the North Vietnamese launched Campaign 275.
The objective of this campaign was to capture Ban Me Thuot in the...
For those of us lucky enough to have someone to spend Valentine’s Day with, the Bug nestles its way into our hearts, infecting us with kindergarten crushes, and in extreme cases, full blown love.
For those of us who skipped relationship season, and possibly their flu shot, the Love leaves us nauseated and haunted by the Valentine’s Day decor.
A force of 40,000 Viet Minh with heavy artillery surround 15,000 French troops at Dien Bien Phu.
French General Henri Navarre had positioned these forces 200 miles behind enemy lines in a remote area adjacent to the Laotian border.The program came to be known as the Alliance for Progress and was designed to improve U. relations with Latin America, which had been severely damaged in recent years. When they abducted American college student Mark Kilroy outside...A 6.8-magnitude earthquake near Erzincan, Turkey, and an unusually powerful aftershock two days later kill at least 500 people and leave 50,000 people homeless. President Andrew Johnson, reviled by the Republican-dominated Congress for his views on Reconstruction, stood accused of having violated the controversial Tenure of Office Act, passed by Congress over his veto...The situation was bleak for the Confederates in the spring of 1865. Cult leader Adolpho de Jesus Constanzo sacrifices another human victim at his remote Mexican desert compound Rancho Santa Elena.The Yankees had captured large swaths of Southern territory,... Kennedy proposes a 10-year, multibillion-dollar aid program for Latin America. When the victim didn’t beg for mercy before dying, Constanzo sent his people out to find another subject for torture and death.On this day in 1942, the Quartermaster Corps (QMC) of the United States Army begins training dogs for the newly established War Dog Program, or “K-9 Corps.” Well over a million dogs served on both sides during World War I, carrying messages along the complex network of trenches and providing some...On this day in 1733, Joseph Priestley, supporter of the American Revolution and leader of the Unitarian Church in Britain and America, is born in Birstall, Yorkshire, England.On this day in 1915, British forces end their three-day assault on the German trenches near the village of Neuve Chapelle in northern France, the first offensive launched by the British in the spring of 1915.The Battle of Neuve Chapelle began on March 10, 1915, at a.m., when British...The People’s Will, organized in 1879, employed terrorism and assassination in their attempt to overthrow Russia’s czarist autocracy. At Dunblane, a 13th-century village on the edge of the Scottish Highlands, 43-year-old Thomas Hamilton bursts into the gymnasium of the Dunblane Primary School with four guns and opens fire on a kindergarten class.Sixteen children and their teacher, Gwenne Mayor, were fatally shot before Hamilton turned the gun on...