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November 19, 2019

These Young Riders Are Not Just Horsing Around: Equestrian Sport in The Bahamas

Camperdown Equestrian Centre is a not-for-profit riding facility that was founded in 1970 in the Camperdown neighborhood in Nassau, The Bahamas. Equestrian Bahamas, which became a federation in 2013, has partnered with Camperdown, The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture and the Bahamas Olympics Committee to bring more awareness to the sport, more international exposure and to train riders and horses for international and Olympic events. 

Bret Baier, author of Three Days at the Brink: FDR’s Daring Gamble to Win World War II, visited Vero Beach, Florida on his book tour.

October 30, 2019

FDR, Stalin and a Naked Churchill: A History Lesson with Fox News’ Bret Baier

VERO BEACH, Fla. - Time for the discussion had expired when a curious audience member shouted from the back of the crowded room. “Are we in a Cold War?” the voice rang out. Heads spun forward to look at the man standing behind the lecturn. “Ah, great question,” answered Brett Baier. “Vladmir Putin, I think, thinks we are in a Cold War.”

October 25, 2019

How a Family Tragedy Sparked My Fascination With a Mental Health Book

I took a forensic psychology course that introduced me to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The manual fascinated me. I found it intriguing that mental health clinicians can refer to this booklet of criteria and symptoms, and simply flip through its pages to diagnose someone with a mental illness. 

October 15, 2019

Library in a Box Supports Free Community Book Exchange

Little Free Libraries are free book exchanges opened by individuals or groups in a community. As standalone units, ranging from small boxes to walk-in hollowed out trees, these libraries are run voluntarily by the community rather than a paid library staff funded by the government.

October 15, 2019

Ghosts Aren’t the Only Thing Haunting One Manhattan Landmark

For 183 years the Merchant's House Museum has been a haven for ghost hunters and history buffs. Its preservation now lies in the hands of the courts to decide whether and how it will endure 183 more.