Robert Mugabe celebrates turning 91 with £800,000 party – and anti-white tirade – Telegraph

Guests at lavish Victoria Falls resort party gatherto hear children read poetry they had written in Mr Mugabe’s honour, before venomous speech against white game reserve owners by Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s long-time president, celebrated his 91st birthday on Saturday with a lavish party at a Victoria Falls golf …

Can I Stay Out of an Estate Dispute? – NYTimes.com

In order to decrease his net worth before beginning divorce proceedings, my brother invested $600,000 in an apartment in my father’s name. Years later, he had our mother co-sign a business loan. When the business failed, my mother was sued for $3 million she didn’t have. After she died of …

The Lincoln Memorial Could Have Been an Egyptian Pyramid – Memorials – Curbed National

On February 12, 1915, officials laid the cornerstone of the now-iconic Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., half-a-century after Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Congress approved $2 million for the project: a neoclassical monument designed by architectHenry Bacon. But, as History explains, if Bacon’s design wasn’t chosen, the Lincoln Memorial would have looked quite different, like, say, …

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 1, 2015

Today is Sunday, March 1, the 60th day of 2015 with 305 to follow. The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus. Those born on this date are under the sign of Pisces. They include Polish composer Frederic Chopin …