Theodore Roosevelt

Camping in Yosemite with the US president? It’s happened before

Picture the US president camping under the stars, huddled in blankets, sitting around a fire as a naturalist waxes poetic, explaining that Americans need the wilderness to retain their wonder and humility. But imagine this scene in black and white, or in sepia tone, because it happened long ago.<p>In …

National Parks

What made baseball fun this week: Easter Bunny levels Teddy Roosevelt

The Easter Bunny doesn’t like Teddy Roosevelt. He’s definitely the worst mascot of the Washington Nationals. That and what made baseball fun this …

Baseball

Easter Bunny Absolutely Wrecks Teddy Roosevelt

GIF<p>Teddy Roosevelt thought he had a clear path to glory after the other presidents were knocked out early. He was wrong.<p>The Easter Bunny unleashed …

Holidays

The Debate Over Executive Orders Began With Teddy Roosevelt's Mad Passion for Conservation

In the twilight of his political career, Theodore Roosevelt took his legacy into his own hands. If any Americans had doubts as to whether the former …

American History

Easter Bunny viciously attacks President Roosevelt during fun run in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON — An afternoon full of mirth and glee turned violent on Easter Sunday when a crazed rabbit leaped from the stands and attacked Teddy Roosevelt during a president’s race.<p>It was truly a case of the hunter becoming the hunted, as the human-sized rabbit crashed into Roosevelt’s trademark …

Holidays

Easter Bunny demolishes Teddy Roosevelt in Presidents’ race at Nationals’ game

Poor Teddy Roosevelt rarely wins the Presidents’ race at Washington Nationals games. On Sunday, as the Nationals dueled the Phillies, it looked like …

Baseball

Watch: Easter Bunny destroys Teddy Roosevelt in Nats' Presidents Race

Your browser does not support iframes.<p>Now <i>this</i> is a killer bunny.<p>During the Easter Sunday edition of the Washington Nationals' Presidents Race, former …

Holidays

Teddy Roosevelt takes a rabbit to the face in Nationals' presidents race

Perpetual schlimazel Teddy Roosevelt had the finish line in sight during the Washington Nationals’ Presidents Race on Sunday, which generally means …

Major League Baseball

Easter Bunny savagely destroys Teddy Roosevelt with blindside hit in Presidents Race

Whatever the outcome of the Phillies-Nationals game may be Sunday, we are all winners because of this gem during the Presidents Race.<p>🎶 All around me …

Holidays

It's Easter so here's the Easter Bunny destroying a Teddy Roosevelt mascot

The Easter Bunny can be a savage creature.<p>During today's presidential mascot race at the Washington Nationals game, the Easter Bunny made what's becoming a traditional appearance to lay the smack down on Teddy Roosevelt.<p>Check it out from a different angle.<p>Brutal. Just brutal.<p>During fourth inning of …

Holidays

First National Wildlife Refuge: Florida’s Indian River Was Ground Zero of America’s Bloody Conservation History

Join the fight to access your public lands<p>My son, his grandpa, and I cast live shrimp into the Indian River, hoping a snook or sea trout might take …

Conservation

This Museum Sleepover for Adults Sounds Awesome

The 2006 Ben Stiller movie about spending an impromptu night at New York City’s American Museum of Natural History involved hijinks, monkeys, an army …

American Museum of Natural History

9 Of The Best Presidential Memoirs To Give You Insight Into Our Country's Leaders

American's have always been intrigued by the lives, both professional and personal, of our elected officials. Nowadays, all we have to do is log onto …

Literature

Why Teddy Roosevelt Tried to Bully His Way Onto the WWI Battlefield

Just days after the United States joined World War I, former President Teddy Roosevelt dropped by the White House to see the sitting Commander in …

American History

How American Troops Helped Turn the Tide in World War I

On April 6, 1917, Congress declared war on Germany, and a few days later, Theodore Roosevelt went to see President Woodrow Wilson. Roosevelt, a …

History

Donald Trump Donates First Quarter's Salary to National Parks Service

President Donald Trump will donate his first quarter’s salary to the National Parks Service, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced during …

National Parks

Manvotional: The Secret of Theodore Roosevelt’s Greatness

“The Powers of a Strenuous President”<br>From <i>The American Magazine</i>, 1908<br>By “K”I have known Mr. Roosevelt personally for ten years—not intimately—but …

Success

Myths debunked: That famous photo of Teddy Roosevelt riding a moose is fake!

Photography

A building boom and climate change create an even hotter, drier Phoenix

This sprawling metropolis morphed in a matter of decades from a scorching desert outpost into one of the largest cities in the nation. Today, Phoenix is a horizon of asphalt, air conditioning and historic indifference to the pitfalls of putting 1.5 million people in a place that gets just 8 inches …

Climate

The Elephant Hunter of Trump Tower

Donald Trump Jr. came in for some merciless mocking when he posed in this newspaper in a grunge-era flannel shirt, sitting awkwardly atop a tree stump at the family estate, looking glum and lonely. A rejected Cialis ad was one of the kinder suggestions.<p>But look deeper. Buried in that profile was …

Opinion

Watch a Young Mary Berry Put Fish in the Blender in These Amazing Vintage Cooking Segments

Since Netflix released two seasons of the BBC’s <i>Great British Bake Off</i> (under the pseudonym <i>Great British Baking Show</i>) to the masses, Americans have …

Dessert

Two of Every Animal (and More) | Roundtable

In 1893, Theodore Roosevelt wrote that it “has been my good luck to kill every kind of game properly belonging to the United States.” Having …

Nature

Teddy Roosevelt Drank an Unholy Amount of Coffee

Theodore Roosevelt was very likely America's most caffeinated president. Though other commanders-in-chief have been known to knock back a cup or two …

U.S. Presidency

Why Work Doesn't Have To Suck

There seems to be a consensus right now that work is the devil, that it's making us all ill with burnout and driving us toward an early grave.<p>Well, I disagree. To me, work is brilliant. Work is life.<p>Some people might think that this is sad, but I can sincerely say that I live to work, not work to …

MY THINX RIDE

**This is a personal statement from me, Miki, as a human being, not as a representative of THINX. Since the original story has now mushroomed into a …

Developing Countries

Presidential Penmanship: The Best Books by U.S. Presidents

With nearly four dozen books to his name, Theodore Roosevelt may be the White House’s most prolific author (although Jimmy Carter is nipping at his heels). <i>Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail</i> is one of Teddy’s earliest and best known works. Originally published in 1888 and written with his …

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Trump Will Visit Andrew Jackson’s Grave in Nashville

President Donald J. Trump’s admiration for Andrew Jackson is well known. He hung his portrait in the Oval Office, and last spring criticized the Treasury Department’s decision to take Jackson off the front of the $20 bill.<p>“I think Andrew Jackson had a great history, and I think it’s very rough when …

Andrew Jackson

Bill Shorten is playing us all for fools

The Fair Work Commission recommendation on penalty rates simply reflects the changed world we live in. It's been too long coming. Sunday rates in …

Bill Shorten

The 10 most Buffalo things to do while you're here for the NCAA

This is the month that people from around the country will do something they never planned – maybe never even considered: pay a visit to Buffalo, N.Y.<p>…

Buffalo

87. Stop Saying “Interesting”

<i>I just saw Get Out. It was interesting.</i><p><i>The 520 bridge is out of commission this weekend.</i><p><i>Oh, that’s interesting.</i><p><i>I’m reading a book about Theodore</i> …

National Parks