The Diverse Ancestry Of The United States

Ancestry Map

Thanksgiving is just around the corner; and if you’re about to binge on carbohydrates, sodium and fats, thank your ancestors–not the South Beach Diet cookbook you bought and plan on opening this coming Friday. Does your heritage align with this map?

A Homeless Veteran Regains Control Over His Life With A Makeover

Never underestimate the power of a pair of scissors, a nice suit and some kindness. In honor of Veteran’s Day, Dégagé Ministries has produced a video featuring the physical transformation of homeless, struggling alcoholic veteran Jim Wolf via a makeover. Of course, many factors play into Wolf’s subsequent decision to join Alcoholics Anonymous and seek housing, but rediscovering his dignity certainly helped expedite the process.

The Strange Shape Of Turnip Rock

Turnip Rock Lake Michigan

Only years of storm wave-induced erosion could cause such an unlikely–and almost impossible–shape. Found in Lake Huron, some trees and vegetation sprinkle themselves upon the twenty-foot tall mind boggler.

Alaska’s Staggering Size

Size Of Alaska

With a whopping area of 663,300 square miles, Alaska might occupy a small amount of space in our national consciousness. It makes up for that, however, by comprising around 17% of the United States’ total area.

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