How did America get its name? The man from whom the continents got their names was an especially fascinating character of the late 15th century.
Phoenix, Arizona was first settled in 1867, and here you can see an aerial view of the city as it looked back in 1885, when the population was estimated to be just 3,500, and was said to be 'one of the most beautiful and lovely cities in the West.'
As battles in Vietnam go, this one was only a minor skirmish. But it made clear the frustrating array of problems facing U.S. troops as they move into a more active combat role as the buildup goes on.
Take a look at a more than 20 vintage road maps below, apparently preserved for years in car gloveboxes across the nation!
Within 10 years, hikers may be able to buy a $10 wrist device that will absolutely guarantee they will never get lost.
Enjoy every attraction on the biggest family show afloat! The Queen Mary was the greatest, most luxurious ship ever to sail the seas. And now you wil... Click to read more...