Real Florida: The long and short of crocodile tales
Thanks to the Internet, legends of huge man-eaters continue to surface. The stories are a crock.
What ever happened to ... the end of the age of irony
In an article published shortly after Sept. 11, E. Graydon Carter, the editor of Vanity Fair magazine and a man seemingly obsessed with (in order of importance) himself, the New York social scene, himself and celebrity gossip, peeked out his window and proclaimed that the attacks marked "the end of the age of irony."
Trace ancestors through Salvation Army records
The Salvation Army has assisted thousands of people in the past. Today it could help you if your ancestor was a commissioned officer in the Salvation Army, said Susan Mitchem, director of the Salvation Army National Archives in Alexandria, Va.