NETCETERA

Frozen in Time: A Look at Time Capsules

Time capsules allow their creators to freeze moments in time and communicate those moments to future generations. They encourage a dialogue with history, and...

2DAY IN HISTORY

1954: Puerto Rican Nationalists Launch Assault on U.S. Congress

On March 1, 1954, Puerto Rican nationalists opened fire on the House of Representatives, injuring five congressmen. Nationalists Attack Congress Three members of the Puerto Rico...

2DAY'S BIOGRAPHIES

James Madison, American President Who Authored the Bill of Rights

James Madison played a great role in defining, defending and establishing the United States as we know it. A major contributor to the Constitution,...

WEB GUIDES

Best Websites for Historic and Contemporary Interviews

The Mike Wallace Interviews was a series of prime-time television interviews conducted between 1957 and 1960. Wallace donated 65 interviews conducted between 1957 and...

RESEARCH SKILLS

Stop Teaching that “.Govs” Can Be Trusted & “.Coms” Cannot

Sometime in the mid-1990s, someone created a tutorial that said that an important aspect of evaluating a Web site is its top-level domain, such as...

CHANGING THE WORLD

Where a Street Had No Name

For years, the road that ran behind Irwin Elementary School in East Brunswick, NJ had no name. The road led into the school's brand...