The computer revolution didn't come into people's homes overnight. There was a long period when the public was discovering all the things they could do if they owned a computer -- and this led to some outrageous TV ads.
Once upon a time--and a fairly long time it was--most of the thickly settled parts of the world had something called feudalism.
It might not be Hitler's famous Wolfsschanze, but researchers are equally excited to study an apparent Nazi lair hidden in the Argentinian jungle.
1966 Batman Episode: Reference To Skull And Bones
Hwang Woo-Suk is the bad boy of genetics. He's most famous for falsely claiming to have cloned human stem cells.
Necessity isn't the only mother of invention. Though it wasn't always easy to get patents or the credit they deserved, women are responsible for many items we use today.
"A sailor must be able to swim in the sea. Likewise, a cosmonaut must be able to swim in outer space."
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the most recent eruption from Italy's famed Vesuvius. Not only is the volcano one of the most picturesque in the world, but also can be argued to be the most dangerous.
As the War of 1812 with Great Britain approached during the Republican administration of James Madison, the War Hawks saw silver linings everywhere.
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
Western news media has feasted on Prime Minister Netanyahu's talk and the reactions to it as a rare political spectacle rich in personalities in conflict.
Genghis Khan, born as Temujin in 1162, became one of the greatest military leaders of all time by building and ruling the Mongol Empire.
The book "The Archaic Revival" (HarperCollins 1991), which is a compilation of writings by and interviews with the late entheogen pioneer Terence McKenna, concludes with an interview conducted by Nevill Drury as it appeared in the Autumn, 1990 (V
"If You Take Out Saddam, I Guarantee It Will Have Enormous Positive Reverberations"
Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War, 2nd ed. by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel (Open Court 2013), 421 pages.
As other nations have been rethinking their approach and admitting mistakes, British politicians have been too scared to embrace reform
War...at the Nobel Peace Prize: Committee chairman is demoted for first time in organisation's 114-year history amid battle with right-wingers
Paul Allen uses his own submarine to locate flagship that US forces sank with 1,000 men on board in WWII Battle of Leyte Gulf
Recently released FBI documents are beginning to show that not only was Hitler and Eva Braun's suicide faked, the infamous pair might have had help from the Swiss Director of the United States OSS himself, Allen Dulles. In one FBI document fro
The figures on the column are attendants holding sacrificial offerings at a military religious ceremony, a role usually carried out by boys. But six of them are clearly recognisable as women or girls, says Greene, of the University of Western Ontario
Pavel Durov, founder of the Russian social network VKontakte, was home alone in his apartment in St. Petersburg on a weekend when a contingent of men in camouflage uniforms knocked violently on his door.
If the Federal Reserve was granted a 100-year charter on December 23, 1913; then under what authority are they currently operating?
Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's assassination ahead of a speech at Harlem's Audubon Ballroom in 1965. Hundreds of people, including his relatives, politicians and activists are expected to honor the civil rights leader
In 2011, Danios wrote: Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America's wars, which reveals something quite interesting: since the United States was founded in 1776, she has been at war during 214 out of her 235 calendar years of exi
FEE says its mission is to "inspire, educate, and connect future leaders with the economic, ethical, and legal principles of a free society." In the last five years, it has shifted its emphasis to reaching young people ages 14 to 24 through semin
It is common belief that Merlin was created as a figure for Arthurian legend. While Merlin the Wizard was a very prominent character in the stories of Camelot, that is not where he originated. Writer Geoffrey of Monmouth is credited with creating Mer
This writer asked Martin if he thought it was unusual for Senator to forget the meeting while testifying in Washington on April 22, 1964, since Bill Hunter, who was a newsman present at the meeting, was shot to death that very night.