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The First Thanksgiving Was Murder

We often think of the Pilgrims as a group of religious but persecuted individuals looking for religious freedom in the new world. This is one of many myths of the Pilgrims and of Thanksgiving. The Pilgrims that boarded the Mayflower were in fact a religious group, They were called Puritans. Every schoolchild in the U.S. […]

A Second ‘Blood Moon’ This Wednesday

If you live in the western half of the United States, you’ll have a front-row seat of a lunar eclipse that will turn the moon a burnt reddish orange (blood moon) for about an hour Wednesday night (October 8). This will be the second blood moon of the year. According to the NASA Eclipse website, […]

How The Return of Wolves Changed Yellowstone

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, it was standard procedure to eliminate wild wolves in our national parklands. The Yellowstone National Park Act of 1872 stated that the Secretary of the Interior “shall provide against the wanton destruction of the fish and game found within said Park.” At the time, the wolves’ habit of […]

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