1822: Jean-François Champollion shows a draft translation of the mysterious Rosetta stone and demonstrates to the world how to read the voluminous hieroglyphics left behind by the scribes of ancient Egypt.
“The drive for a $10,000,000,000 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development illustrates once more the fetish of machinery that possesses the minds of the governmental delegates at Bretton Woods.
An inside look at the DeltaWing, the boldest--and most polarizing--racecar design in decades
Sons Of Liberty Academy - Module 3 - Who Controls Us!
CaspianReport video on the Origins of the Israel/Palestinian Conflict: The Israeli/Arab conflict is the result of interactions of superpowers in the early 20th century. British and French strategic interests in the Middle East were related t
We can only be kept in the cages we do not see.
Topless Kate Middleton photos would have been socially acceptable in some eras.
Years before the Wright brothers flew at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, an aircraft was built that later proved superior to the motor-driven biplane prototype designed by the two bicycle mechanics from Ohio. Only a quirk of fate and one bad decision pre
But this is nonsense. Elite molders of public opinion may be able to dash across oceans and continents in hours, allowing them to talk glibly of the "flat" world below. But while cyberspace and financial markets know no boundaries, the Carpathian M
9/11 is the biggest event in our life time, and yet here we sit a decade later, and the average American has not put any logical thought into what happened that day.
"Daddy, what is blowback?"
In 1899, British photographer and inventor Edward Raymond Turner patented the first color moving picture process, but it was so complicated that it was never replicated. Following Turner's blueprints and instructions for the process, researchers at t
We are on a road that leads straight to the World War 3, but in order to see that and to fully understand what is at stake you have to look at the big picture and connect the dots.
"Steve gives a rousing pep talk to his employees shortly before the launch of NeXT Computer, while also indulging in a short rant about revenge on Apple and John Sculley."
During the Vietnam War, Sweden was an independent country with a moral conscience, and Sweden gave sanctuary to US war protestors who refused the draft. Washington realized the cost to itself and purchased the Swedish government in order to prevent a
The American POWs sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in an advanced state of decay in the Katyn forest, on the western edge of Russia, proof the killers could not have been the Na
A reader sent us the following chart and asked whether it was accurate.
This program reveals the discoveries of a forgotten genius, many of which went virtually unnoticed for nearly a century.
Dr. Puharich reveals rare details about the life and work of his fellow Serbo-Croatian-American scientist, Nikola Tesla!
Back in the early 2000's, the world was on a roll. Spending was at an all-time high, and people were drunk with the belief that the party would never end; that there was no limit to the amount that either they or their governments could borrow and sp
As Labor Day approaches, BusinessNewsDaily has compiled a list of facts about the holiday, workers and just what everyone celebrates on the first Monday of September.
Adam Tooze, a British historian, has written a marvelous book on the Nazi economy, The Wages of Destruction. He shows that, far from illustrating the success of intelligent central planning, the German economy of the Third Reich was a disaster.
In his new note, Nomura's Richard Koo comments on the fiscal cliff (the automatic spending cuts and tax hikes that will kick in this year if Congress doesn't do anything), and a CBO report that anticipates a mild recession if that happens.
"Tesla is an unsung hero, and there are very few monuments to him in the United States. I feel like that's something we need to fix," Inman said. "I made a comic about Tesla on my site. It got the most 'likes' on Facebook that I've ever seen i
When Apollo 11 touched down on the Lunar surface the whole world stopped.
A little over 100 years ago, Robert Scott led a privately funded British expedition to travel the Arctic to become the first people to successfully reach the South Pole.
Inspired by maverick genius Nikola Tesla, Wil Cashen invented an electric pickup truck. Now the Los Angeles-based engineer and entrepreneur wants to pay homage to his role model by making a docudrama about the eccentric Serbian-American inventor.
Neil Armstrong — who has died at the age of 82 — was best known as the commander of Apollo 11, but his career at NASA began nearly a decade earlier as a research test pilot.
The modest man who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter million miles away has died. He was 82.