For many, Memorial Day means a day off of work, barbecue cookouts, family picnics, and community pools opening for the summer. But as we all know, the true meaning of Memorial Day is much more than an “opening day” for summer fun. It’s a calling to honor those courageous men …keep reading
North Dakota’s Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile Site doesn’t look like much from the outside. And that’s the point.
A dramatic elevator ride to the Launch Control Center takes visitors deep underground—and back in time. Inside, a 1960s-era red missile launch chair and the control board remain …keep reading
Storms, floods, heat waves. Severe weather and the resulting damages are quickly becoming a new normal. But scientists have discovered a secret ally in the fight to protect the planet and its inhabitants: Nature itself.
It’s known as “green infrastructure,” and it’s hidden in plain sight: Wetlands, forests, …keep reading
Veterans Day may be observed every year on November 11, but there are plenty of ways to show your support the other 364 days of the year. From building and adapting homes to grief support, see how you can make a positive contribution to the lives of Veterans and their …keep reading
Harriet Tubman is well known for her work as an activist and abolitionist —but did you know she was also a spy for the Union Army? Despite being known as inventors, artists or philosophers, these eight individuals also served their countries as soldiers, sailors or Military volunteers.