• "Wolf Totem" — The Second Song Released by The Hu
  • Louis Rudd — Second Person to Complete a Solo Traverse of Antarctica
  • John Rutledge — Second Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Features and Stories

“Wolf Totem” — The Second Song Released by The Hu

01/08/2019

Updated 01/11/2019

Mongolia isn’t exactly the first country you’d think of when you think “heavy metal music”. Although the musical genre has touched most of the world, it’s still astonishing that it found its way onto the Mongolian steppe. For The Hu, it’s all just music. The Hu is a Mongolian heavy metal band that has been taking the internet by storm…read more

Louis Rudd — Second Person to Complete a Solo Traverse of Antarctica

01/06/2019

When it comes to polar exploration, history is the mother of all excursion. To close out 2018, Louis Rudd became the second person to complete a solo crossing of the continent of Antarctica. In what seems a repeat of the Shackleton/Amundsen race to the pole (that was a race to the pole and not a traversal of the continent), the…read more

John Rutledge — Second Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

12/23/2018

John Rutledge (1739-1800) of South Carolina was an intriguing political figure whose highly preventable downfall came swiftly. In the early days of the U.S., political rules and practices were still being hammered out while the lines between what was appropriate and what wasn’t were slowly being drawn. What didn’t always help matters was the press at the time. Rumors were…read more

The Year in Google Search — the Second-Ranked Google Searches for 2018

12/14/2018

Updated 12/21/2018

The world’s second-ranked Google search queries of 2018.

Seconds of WWI

11/11/2018

Updated 12/31/2018

This being the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended major fighting in WWI, SilverMedals.net presents “second” facts about the Great War.

The Second Host of The Tonight Show

11/03/2018

The Tonight Show is an American late-night talk-show that has been airing on NBC since 1954. The first person to regularly play host on the show was comedian Steve Allen who was on the show from 1954 to 1957. As for who technically was the second host depends on, like so many other “seconds” on SilverMedals.net, how you define the…read more