The Benghazi scandal will eventually find the light of day.
Iraqi antiquities officials are calling on the Obama administration to save Nineveh and other sites around jihadist-occupied Mosul. But are drone strikes really the answer?
The papers spent years hidden in a milk churn beneath a Russian dacha and read like an encyclopedia of Cold War espionage.
To celebrate American independence, thousands of Danes have gathered annually at a scenic national park on a slope in Jutland – for more than 100 years. And it's not just expats who attend.
Ann Sterzinger's insightful review of Phil Stanford' excellent book, White House Call Girl, is superb. Stanford has written what I believe to be the best examination of the real Watergate Scandal story, one which is perfectly compatible with my own t
Hessy Taft was a gorgeous baby by any measure in 1935. Her picture was so adorable it was selected by Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels as the cover for the Nazi family magazine as the very ideal of an Aryan child.
These vehicle designs look like they were made for a Batman movie, or maybe a space adventure. They're the direct result of the futurist bent in Soviet design. And some of them are just insane. We've got a gallery.
The Cold War made a lot of money for the military/security complex for four decades dating from Churchill's March 5, 1946 speech in Fulton, Missouri declaring a Soviet "Iron Curtain" until Reagan and Gorbachev ended the Cold War in the late 1980s.
Marking the eve of the centennial of the beginning of World War I in their own way, Bosnian Serbs on Friday unveiled a monument in their part of Sarajevo to the man who ignited the war by assassinating the Austro-Hungarian crown prince on June 28, 19
On this day in 1876, Gen. George Custer led his 7th Cavalry regiment to their demise in Montana. The Battle of Little Big Horn was one of the biggest defeats suffered by the U.S. Army in the war against the Indians.
Likely measles or smallpox, it struck one writer as apocalyptic
I believe that we can safely say that the period of man's history from 476 AD to 1000 AD is the most maligned of all.
The Fix Was In From The Beginning
Iraq was saved from ignorant subhuman barbarism by a gentlewoman named Gertrude at the time that the civilized nations of the world were, in a quite advanced and sophisticated manner, slaughtering their young men in a project now called the First Wor
The Iraq disaster remains George W. Bush's enduring folly, and the Republican attempt to shift the blame to the Obama presidency is obscene nonsense.
"Sykes-Picot is dead," Walid Jumblatt roared at me last night – and he may well be right.
The persistent academic argument concerning early voyages to the New World ends with an examination of the cartographic evidence.
The casino magnate set out to own the world's largest car collection and succeeded, with more than 1,400 collector vehicles — many one-of-a-kind — before his untimely death. Come take a tour with me.
It used to be that a pocket knife was an essential item that a man carried with him. You had your wallet, your keys, and your trusty pocket knife.
Secret societies also emerged in Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Southeast Asia. Like the societies in China, their mystico-political teachings combined elements of Buddhism, Taoism, and traditional beliefs. All refused to recognise the dominant system an
Everything you need to know about the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom in five minutes.
Kathryn Cook’s book Memory of Trees tells a complicated and moving story of the Armenian genocide through a visceral and broadly visual survey of the people and places that were, and still are, affected by the tragic events of a century ago.
"The interview you are about to hear contains some of the most shocking information we've ever heard. Our friend and fellow precious metals researcher Road to Roota's Bix Weir was recently interviewed by History Channel 2 for THREE HOURS as part of t
World War II is often viewed as the last good war. In contrast to the wars that followed it — Korea and Vietnam, primarily World War II is said to have had a clear purpose: the smashing of Nazism and fascism and all the horrible things for which they
A quarter of a century after Communist authorities crushed the Tiananmen Square demonstrators and their hopes of reform, protest leader Wu'er Kaixi still lies awake at night, haunted by the dead and their unrealised dreams.
Who invented cloud computing? Some say it was Amazon in 2006. Others say it was Google a few years earlier. But it’s all a matter of perspective. We have video proof that cloud computing was really invented in 1994 by AT&T.
A brilliant historical documentary film in 4 parts about the history of Ukraine, made by film producer Jerzy Hoffman, covers 4 chronological divisions from early times to the present.
In the latest season of Mad Men, Don Draper and company are confronted by a computer.
The history of automotive design is littered with bold attempts to create vehicles so different in how they look and how they work that they render obsolete everything that’s come before.
Instead of liberating the slave, the Lincolnian war on Southern secession put every human in the tax jurisdiction known as the USA in shackles that have grown heavier and more oppressive by the decade since.