How electricity works in buildings, including power, current, voltage, direct and alternating current, transformers, and the compelling stories of Tesla and Edison
Everything vibrates. Everything.
You've heard the axiom "History repeats itself." It does, but never in exactly the same way. To apply the lessons of the past, we must understand the differences of the present.
Today is the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion. Once again the event is celebrated by demonization of National Socialist Germany and glorification of America's greatness in winning the war.
Each D-Day anniversary the same question comes up. Who defeated Germany and its allies? The answer is, without any doubt, the Soviet Union.
German historian Marie Sophie Hingst, famous for her blog about family members who perished in the Holocaust, has been caught in a lie. The revelation also put the media, which published her other 'personal stories', in a bind.
The favorite leftist tool for the attack on our nation's founding is that slavery was sanctioned.
There is a popular saying that "the proof is in the pudding." In the first part of this article set, my colleague Mike Margeson spelled out the historical roots of the American schooling system. He clearly laid out the blueprint that men like Hor
The 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will come and go ghost-like in China, but the event will remain part of China's narrative.
As the U.S. war drums beat ever louder with respect to Iran, it's worth remembering the Maine, the Arizona, and the Maddox.
Combining projection mapping and a pop-up book, Marco Tempest tells the visually arresting story of Nikola Tesla -- called "the greatest geek who ever lived" -- from his triumphant invention of alternating current to his penniless last days.
For thousand of years humans have been using fermentation as a way of preserving foods and engendering good gut health.
Incredible colour photographs from a new book have captured D-Day hour-by-hour ahead of the 75th anniversary next month.
y: the "invention of tradition," "primitive rebels," the "general crisis" of the seventeenth century, the "dual revolution," the "long nineteenth century," and the "short twentieth century."
The 'Thirty Years' Peace', which was entered into after the conquest of Euboea, lasted 14 years; in the 15th year, in the 48th year of the priesthood of Chrysis at Argos, and when Aenesias was magistrate at Sparta, and there still being two m
The Industrial Revolution ushered in a new era of commerce?"and paperwork. As the piles of orders, records, and data in offices across the industrialized world grew, so did the need to hold relevant files together. In the pre-stapler era, papers
There is little evidence to support the claim, although the streets of Mexicaltitán are laid out in a circular, cruciform pattern similar to Tenochtitlan, and Aztec mythology does suggest the civilization originated on an island.
In the aftermath of a war, history cannot be written. The losing side has no one to speak for it. Historians on the winning side are constrained by years of war propaganda that demonized the enemy while obscuring the crimes of the righteous victors.
I have been meaning to revisit this topic for some time – considering this episode in European history within the context of my views in general about this period.
"As between the three possibilities of the future: 1. Closer Imperial Union, 2. Union with the U.S. and 3. Independence, I believe definitely that No. 2 is the real danger.
"In addition to financial support to Hitler, executives allegedly provided financial support to extremist groups in the United States itself, and expressed an interest in causes taken up by the German fascists, such as eugenics and the theory of ra
My generation associated dystopias, such as George Orwell's 1984, with the Soviet Union, a country in which explanations were controlled and criticism of Stalin would land a person in the Gulag.
the areas occupied by the Norse during the Viking Age were part of the Corded Ware Culture. In the Scandinavian areas where this culture was present, a sub-group known as the Battle Axe Culture or Boat Axe Culture emerged around 2800 BC. This culture
My Grandfather Leo Alphanso Stedman talks about enlisting in the Navy to escape the extreme poverty of the Great Depression of 1929. He talks about the how broke and in bad shape the US Navy was before World War II (via 1930's). Leo also shares his m
Researcher Graham Hancock coined the phrase, 'we're like a species with amnesia,' and it's true.
The extraordinary discovery of a one-thousand-year-old pouch in southwestern Bolivia has revealed traces of several psychoactive compounds, indicating not only some of the earliest archeological evidence of ayahuasca use but also suggesting significa
The eagle has conveniently forgotten that the original, Ancient Silk Road linked the dragon with the Roman empire for centuries " with no interlopers outside of Eurasia, muses Pepe Escobar.
In the past two articles, I've examined how the crisis in Ukraine unfolded and the makeup of the "activists" that made the overthrow of Yanukovych possible. At the time, the stage was set to be yet another Ukrainian color revolution. Fund massi
Part One: The Rise of the Round Table Movement and the Sad Case of Canada (1864-1945).
As some of you know, I'm an aficionado of ancient history. I thought it might be worthwhile to discuss what happened to Rome and based on that, what's likely to happen to the U.S. Spoiler alert: There are some similarities between the U.S. and Ro