Danny Groner has spent several years working in the fields of media, journalism and publishing. He specializes in writing about people, events, ideas, and the world we live in. "With such an extensive area of expertise, this guy is a walking Wikipedia," said one blogger.
13 Shocking Deaths that Rocked Professional Sports
People often see professional athletes as being invincible -- supermen on the field as well as off. It's easy to forget these men are mere mortals.
5 Amazing Fans Who Caught Foul Balls Without Dropping Their Beers
We've all seen fans at sporting events try to match the competitors on the field from time to time. As the ball flies toward them, they make valiant efforts to grab a souvenir. Some are armed with gloves, while others choose instead to duck and cover...
What’s a Billiken, and How’d It Find Its Way to St. Louis?
St. Louis University is seeded fourth in this year's NCAA Tournament, and they're a sentimental favorite for a lot of hoops fans this year. In December, their coach, Rick Majerus, died of heart failure at the age of 64. The team dedicated their season to the memory of their coach. But an additional reason to root for St. Louis is their mascot: the Billiken. What exactly is a Billiken anyway? Read
Martin Luther King and 10 Other Famous ‘Juniors’
Today people will stop and reflect about the legacy of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. — one of a number of famous people who made marks of their own despite having names that ended with "Junior." Dr. King's father was also a minister who inspired many followers, but obviously his son reached even greater heights. Here's a look back at ten other famous Juniors. Read
10 Other Objects We Drop on New Year’s
Everyone knows about the ball that drops in New York City's Times Square to mark the start of a new calendar year. What you may not realize, though, is that other cities around the nation have similar traditions that entertain and enthrall their local communities. Here's a look at some of the odder traditions that will be taking place in America tonight: