This day in WND history: 4th-graders 'celebrate' the dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4622506" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)[/caption] 4th-graders 'celebrate' the dead Oct. 22, 2002: Fourth-graders at McNear Elementary in Petaluma, California, celebrated the dead in a week-long classroom ritual more…

Sam Houston: As big as legend suggests

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2546185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sam Houston[/caption] At age 16, Sam Houston ran off to live with Cherokee Indians on the Tennessee River in 1809. His great great-grandfather, Sir more…

Whatever happened to duty as a virtue?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2546065" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Admiral Horatio Nelson[/caption] In 1794, British Admiral Horatio Nelson lost his right eye capturing Corsica and his right arm attacking the Canary Islands in more…

Comatose patient

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…