It's been said that history is written by the victors.
On July 29, 2015, Microsoft released its newest operating system: Windows 10. Bloomberg takes you on a trip down memory lane, showing off some of the best, and worst, of Windows. (Video by David Yim, Amy Marino, Ashlee Vance) (Source: Bloomberg)
The Advantages of Dueling by Bill Buppert
The woman, it turns out, was of Iraqi Jewish ancestry. The building was the iconic United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, astride the East River. The event was in a hall routinely used by the UN Security Council. The day was June 1, 2015. The occa
All humans love to kiss, so kissing must go back to early hominids and even chimps and bonobos. This is how ethologists and evolutionary psychologists think when they write about the subject.
Twelve-term US Congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul reveals an intensely personal side as he reflects on growing up during World War II.
Go back to 1964 when America was drafting all eligible young men to fight the Vietnam War.
An Enigma machine, used by Germany to send encrypted communications during World War II, has been sold at auction in London. The machine, which was constructed in 1943, is one of few that survived the conflict intact, as the German military was given
Ayn Rand had a hard year in 1934. Her debut novel, We the Living, had gone through a string of rejections from various publishers.
Every once in a while, a new declassified document pops up on the internet and all the dots that seemed pointless from several "classified" documents seem to connect in the end. The more documents are "declassified" the more questions are bei
Many Americans have discovered that those entrusted to protect us often become the most dangerous threats.
Nikola Tesla is finally beginning to attract real attention and encourage serious debate more than 70 years after his death.
'One of the largest human experiments in history' was conducted on unsuspecting residents of San Francisco
These words (which I picked up from Abraham Joshua Heschel) are true, even if it doesn't seem like it. Humanity may be blind – willingly blind – for sickening lengths of time, but mankind is not always blind.
White Stream (also known as the Georgia-Ukraine-EU gas pipeline) was a proposed pipeline project to transport natural gas from the Caspian region to Romania and Ukraine with further supplies to Central Europe.
When the musicians once and forever known as the Grateful Dead take the stage in Chicago this weekend to cap a two-city, five-show 50th anniversary run, Deadheads the world over will have myriad ways to join the fun.
San Diegans unable to name who America declared its independence from or when it happened
In contemporary discussions of sound money, silver tends to get short shrift.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In some cases, that might actually be an understatement. The following are some of the most iconic images ever, permanently ingrained in our culture, and they have a few interesting stories to tell.
In late June 1997, eighteen years ago, this part of the world felt pretty normal.
In naval warfare, a "false flag" refers to an attack where a vessel flies a flag other than their true battle flag before engaging their enemy.
A NEW BOOK SHOWCASES IMAGES FROM THE FORGOTTEN GEMINI MISSION, WHICH TAUGHT NASA HOW TO LIVE AND WORK IN SPACE
I must admit I was appalled to hear of treasury secretary Jack Lew's decision last week to demote Alexander Hamilton from his featured position on the $10 bill. My reaction has been widely shared; see for example here, here, here, here, and here.
Paul Craig Roberts' Address to the International Conference on the European/Russian Crisis Created by Washington
Monday, June 15, 2015, is the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.