When the Palestinian actor Mohammed Bakri made a documentary about Jenin in 2002 filming immediately after the Israeli army had completed rampaging through the West Bank city, leaving death and destruction in its wake he chose an unusual narr
But after figuring out what had gone wrong, Eisenhower made sweeping corrections. He reorganized his forces to work together in a more cohesive fashion, shook up his intelligence operation and brought in the brash, aggressive Gen. George S. Patton to
East Germany, formally known as the German Democratic Republic (GDR), wanted to be a paradise for the common folk. It called itself a "workers' and peasants' state." Its anthem, "Risen from Ruins," brought to mind a phoenix rising gloriou
When mammals are young, they produce an enzyme called lactase to help digest the sugary lactose found in their mothers' milk. But once most mammals come of age, milk disappears from the menu. That means enzymes to digest it are no longer needed, so
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Never before have I seen the case of Dred Scott as completely and accurately presented as John Remington Graham presents it in his monograph, Blood Money: The Civil War and the Federal Reserve ( www.turningthetidepublishing.com ), republished below w
I find it fascinating to watch the rightwing, conservative mindset unfold in response to what is occurring in Portland because it reminds me so much of the same rightwing, conservative mindset with respect to Chile in the 1970s.
Why are katanas heavier? Because European medieval swords are all made of uniform spring steel. They spring back into shape when bent, this means you need less material, the blades can be longer, and this also means that, for longer blades, the swo
Engineers from the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung (MPIE) in Düsseldorf and the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology in Aachen have combined ancient and modern technology by developing a way to 3D print Damascus steel.
For something like 850 years, the British held the Irish against their will. So stubborn was the Irish desire for independence that their conquerors attempted to stamp out Irish culture, banning their...
t the largest volcanic eruption in the northern Hemisphere of the past 2,500 years occurred in early 43 B.C.E. The researchers found that the geochemistry of tephra -- rock fragments and particles ejected by a volcanic eruption -- originated from the
They thus invaded the domestic circle of the Court of France and of every Court in Europe. Thus, too, the royal edicts, the decrees of Clement XII and Benedict XIV against Freemasonry, and the efforts of conscientious officers, were rendered complet
We have kept women out of the parliamentary-democratic intrigues of the past fourteen years in Germany not because we do not respect them, but because we respect them too much. We do not see the woman as inferior, but rather as having a different mi
[...] Some of the prophecies given here have already been cited in my book "CATHOLIC PROPHECY" in which I gave a general picture of the coming upheaval. The present article bears more specifically on the glorious Age of Peace to come, under the rei
I'll bet most Americans don't know who Pol Pot was...Pol Pot was a Marxist-Leninist, a student of Mao, and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea from 1963 to 1981. He turned Cambodia into a one-party dictatorship.