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Highest Parachute Jump

The Question: What was the highest parachute jump ever? The Answer: The highest parachute jump ever made was done by U.S. Air Force Captain Jose…

The Hungry Stones And Other Stories

by Rabindranath Tagore PrefaceThe VictoryThe Hungry Stones My kinsman and myself were returning to Calcutta from our Puja trip when we met the man in a train. From his dress and bearing …

The Hungry Stones And Other Stories

by Rabindranath Tagore The VictoryThe Home-ComingOnce There Was a King "Once upon a time there was a king." When we were children there was no need to know who the king in the fairy sto…

The Hungry Stones And Other Stories

by Rabindranath Tagore The RenunciationThe Cabuliwallah (The Fruitseller from Cabul) My five years' old daughter Mini cannot live without chattering. I really believe that in all her lif…

Woman suffrage and politics

by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler The Averted TriumphThe Negro's HourThat Adjective Male 1866Before the Civil War, there was no movement in the United States to secure Negr…

Woman suffrage and politics

by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler Negro Suffrage as a Political NecessityPolitics After the WarThe First Victory (1869)In the midst of the baffling discouragement politics…

Woman suffrage and politics

by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler The Fighting ForcesMore Victories and More DefeatsThe Decisive BattleTo even a casual observer at the close of 1916 it must have been clear …