In the early hours of April 15, 1912 some 110 years ago the RMS Titanic passenger ship sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on her maiden voyage, capturing the world's attention and taking with her more than 1,500 passengers and crew.
The Life of Mormon Pioneer Daniel McIntosh Stewart
Daniel McIntosh Stewart – my husband's maternal 3rd great-grandfather – was born to James Stewart and Marion McIntosh on 25 July 1828 in Linlithgowshire (now West Lothian), Scotland, United Kingdom. He went on to become a early convert to the LDS church, emigrate, get married twice, and had 16 children in total before dying in Wellsville, Utah, United States.
Breast Is Best?: A Critical Analysis of A Personal Experience
Like probably every mother who has ever breastfed or plans to breastfeed, I held the espoused theory that "Breast Is Best" - because it was natural, helped you bond with your baby, and reduced the risk of morbidity and mortality and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), among other benefits. I also incorrectly assumed that it was easy, and that mothers who chose not to did so for selfish reasons. Oh, how wrong I was!
The Lost Colony of Roanoke: 7 Theories on What Happened
After having established the colony of Roanoke in July 1587, Englishman John White wouldn't return until three years later, in August of 1590. He was heartened to see "a great smoke rise in the Ile Roanoak neere the place where I left our Colony in the yeere 1587." But what he found upon docking was nothing less than shocking: the site had apparently been fortified, but everyone was gone - not a single soul remained.
What You Should Know About Vaccination and the New COVID-19 Vaccines
According to the World Health Organization, immunization currently prevents 2-3 million deaths each year. Unfortunately, vaccine-preventable diseases still cause 1.5 million deaths each year as well.