Bells Take their Toll

The most iconic bell in the United States is the Liberty Bell, known for its long crack. The urban myth was that the bell cracked when being rung over and over to celebrate our independence from England; however, the bell actually cracked on its test ringing due to faulty workmanship… another United States icon… The […]

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Fun Facts about Independence Day

When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, he left the names of the two nations blank so that, if the American Revolution fizzled out, he could sell the document to Ireland. A big part of celebrating how independent we are is buying hundreds of millions of dollars worth of fireworks from China. Only two […]

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