HISTORY ESSAYS - OPINIONS - GENEALOGY
Index to articles
NEW Story of women who have had a great influence
NOTE: * denotes that a Polish edition also exists - Polska wersja też gdzie ten znak *
on history through the centuries.
Story of brave women
fighting to protect their homes and homeland
3D Printing - A Technical Revolution
Printing human body parts - no longer science fiction.
Also a Slide show.
Comparative timeline of Civilizations,
See the progress of mankind through time and around the world.
Measuring time, calendars and clocks over the centuries.
Comparison of Julian, Gregorian, Hebrew, Muslim and other calendars.
Celebrate spring - Vernal Equinox
EASTER - PASSOVER - NOWRUZ - and other spring holidays around the world.
Act now to end senseless killings,
Ban automatic weapons,
Buy "Made in USA" products when buying gifts
and do your part to reduce unemployment. Links to American manufacturers.
Time is now to install SOLAR panels on your home,
to save money on your electric bills.
Concise History of Digital Computers
60th Birthday of UNIVAC I - history of Internet
Digital computing history slideshow.
Young Women, in the 1940s, did the work
that machines do today.
- The article Made in America addresses the problems of the huge financial and trade deficits of the U.S.A., and suggests some solutions.
Arms - keep them out of irresponsible hands,
You must be licensed to drive a car. Why not a license to carry a gun?
- Don't just whine about the poor economy,
YOU can do something about it.
- Don't believe everything politicians say,
some of the lies they tell you.
- Are Executives worth their pay?
- Greed - the greatest sin. The cause of the international economic crisis, but individuals also bear some responsibility.
- Elections of U.S. presidents & members of Congress - 1944 to 2008. The unique American system
- Health care in U.S.A. Comparisons with other industrial countries, extracts from W.H.O. 2007 report.
- Hypocrites say they believe one thing, then do the opposite - politicians, religious leaders, ordinary people.
- Lies exposed
- Kahuzi-Biega National Park * in eastern Congo. History of successes and disasters in the fight to protect mountain gorillas and other endangered species.
- People of good will can make a difference,
- Chevrolet VOLT. General Motors Car of the Year 2011
an engineering marvel. OPEC hates this vehicle which just sips gasoline, if it uses any at all.
- conservative and liberal viewpoints in political and cultural thinking.
- The "Occupy Wall Street" movement.
What does it mean to you?
- Arabia developing. Saudi Arabia in the 1970s
- The Emirates of the Arabian/Persian Gulf in the 1970s.
- Battle for liberation of Europe - 1944. Western Europe was liberated, but Poland and eastern Europe waited another 45 years for their freedom. See numerous photos, documents, maps.
- Battle of Grunwald , Polish and Lithuanian forces defeated Teutonic Knights in 1410.
- Contribution of Poles to America * - from 1608 onward. Did you know that Poles came to Jamestown 400 years ago?
- Eastern Europe History - a 5-Part review of the last 2000 years of Eastern European History, with maps.
- Maps - 19th and early 20th century, central Europe, Poland, Warsaw, Ghetto
- Polish Resistance 1939-1945 - the history of the Polish Resistance 1939-1945.
- Sailing history - ocean voyages from 5000BC to 1600AD.
- Sanok, Lwow and Kiev in the years 1900 - 1918. Also about Sokol, scouting and other Polish organizations. In Polish*.
- "Solidarity" - first free Trade Union in a communist country. Established 31 Aug 1981, it led to the downfall of Communism in Europe.
- Tribute to Volunteers who have fought for freedom, who aid the disadvantaged, who have broadened the Internet to provide knowledge to all.
- Syrena - the history of Warsaw's mermaid symbol.
Comparison of Search engines
- NEW! MARIE SKŁODOWSKA - CURIE was an extraordinary scientist who changed man's thinking about the structure of matter
Biega family History* - the descendents of Jan Biega of Dębna spread around the world.*
- Biega Family Reunion in Colorado* - August 2010Bill and Lili Biega celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary.
Read the story and view all the photos.
- Biega families 1800-1860 in Dębna and Mrzygłód.*
- Biega_arrivals in U.S.A. - Ellis Island records of Biega families, 1896-1922*.
- Biega families in U.S.A. 1910, 1920, 1930 - extracts of U.S. Census records.
- Three brothers Biega, their remarkable achievements on the
ice-hockey team of Harvard University, 2009-2010.
- Genealogy - Searching for your Roots - links to resources.
- Helbich family in 19th. century Poland.
- Pope John Paul II - Memories
- Alexander Lempicki, PhD , tribute to a remarkable American scientist and Polish patriot*.
- Rydzyna Castle* - history of the castle, the Sulkowski and Leszczynski families*.
- Sułkowski Family, a review of the three branches of the family
from 16th to 20th. centuries.*
- Leo C. and Dorothy Rademaker ,
who died recently in Fort Wayne,IN. He was a Senior Engineeer at General Electric for 40 years.
Commander Alexander Charles "Alex" Tanski. Died suddenly May 12, 2007.
- Dr. Miroslaw Vitali, O.B.E., in memory of a remarkable doctor, dedicated to the rehabilitation of amputees.
- Google, Yahoo, Bing, - biega.com rankings, Nov 2011.
Warsaw under Nazi occupation in World War II
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Go to Biega families for histories of several Biega families
Go to links for further research.
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