Old West history, May 18 – 20

Old West history, May 18 – 20

Map showing the area of the “Warren Massacre.” Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner May 18 1868- Colorado Territory- Fort Morgan is abandoned and its troops are moved to Fort Laramie in the Dakota Territory. 1871- Salt Creek, Texas- the “Warren Massacre” takes place when a mixed band of 150 Kiowa and Comanche lead by […]

Google’s Pony Express & an objectivist theory of video games

Google’s Pony Express & an objectivist theory of video games

By Laurie Rice / FEE Around midnight on April 14th, 1860, the rider on the first westbound run of the Pony Express clattered into San Francisco, California, on his horse. The mail he carried had been borne at a gallop across the desert of the American West. He was the last rider in a ten-day […]

Old West history, May 14-17

Old West history, May 14-17

Virginia City, Montana Territory- Boothill is opened after five men are hanged. Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner May 14 1864- Virginia City, Montana Territory- Boothill is opened after five men are hanged. 1870- Kit Carson, Colorado Territory- an arriving stagecoach reports that thirty have been killed by Indians between there and Lake Station. 1874- […]

Belize: Sanctuary from the insanity

Belize: Sanctuary from the insanity

    By Lark Gould – Washington Times Bummed from burnout? Take sanctuary in Belize. There are still places in this world where you can hide from that boogie man chasing you with bills, commitments and, oh yeah, those reports you need to finish even though no one will ever read them. Belize is a […]

California Road Trips 2015 Offers Secret Finds and Insider Tips

California Road Trips 2015 Offers Secret Finds and Insider Tips

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Whether your ideal summer vacation has you cruising the coast, rambling through Redwoods or finding delight in the desert, California Road Trips 2015 is a great resource for getting the most out of the Golden State. This year’s guide showcases unique itineraries, insider tips, informative maps and California’s ultimate […]

Carnival of love in Venice

Carnival of love in Venice

From China Daily Group wedding project Love Carnival of Venice is scheduled to take off on Oct 12. [Photo/Agencies] Chinese couples now have the chance to exchange vows of a lifetime in Venice, thanks to Love Carnival of Venice, a group wedding project organized by Xing Travel and Cosmo Bride magazine. Organized by travel agency Xing […]

Pregnant? Cruise lines have no-sail regulations

Pregnant? Cruise lines have no-sail regulations

By Deborah Simmons – The Washington Times – Wednesday, May 13, 2015 If you’re pregnant with expectations, know this: Cruise lines have pregnancy policies. In fact, most don’t allow passengers who are farther along than 24 weeks and potential passengers may be required to answer a health questionnaire. Online marketsite CruiseCompete offers information you can […]