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The Case for Independence

The American Revolution is rightly a subject of unending fascination for many Americans, and there is not exactly a shortage of books about it. But the most important and interesting sources remain the original sources—and these areShow More Summary

Supporter-Owned Soccer Team Fights For Its Future In Nashville

2 days agoSports : Vice: Sports

Nashville FC is a minor league soccer club, and also a revolution in American sports—a supporter-owned, non-profit team. Now, they're fighting for their future.

The Assassination of Spencer Percival

4 days agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Assassination of important and powerful political figures is nothing new and neither is it particularly rare. Four American Presidents, Mahatma Gandhi, Tsar Nichols II’s entire family after the Russian Revolution and so on. One place where such killings are rare, despite its prominent role in world affairs, is Great Britain. Where the United States has […]

American-style BBQ heats up in U.K.

London is known for its fish and chips and meat pies, but an American cooking revolution is underway

Proof of a 'Gig Economy' Revolution Hard to Find

Politicians and Silicon Valley prospectuses are all atwitter over the perils and promise of the next big thing, the gig economy. But the numbers don’t bear that out: Americans are becoming slightly less likely to be self-employed, and less prone to hold multiple jobs.

When American Children Donned Castro Beards for Playtime

On July 26, 1953, the Cuban Revolution began. Six years later, it inspired a fashion trend among America's youth

Thinspace Joins with Tecnosys to Boost South American Customer Base

The tech revolution continues apace in South America, as it does around the globe. Now comes this news: Thinspace Technology Inc., a global provider of scalable and affordable application delivery, virtualization, and cloud client technology will partner with Peru’s Tecnosys. Show More Summary

The story of the only known female soldier of the American Revolution

Meet Anna Maria Lane, a.k.a. the only documented female soldier of the American Revolution, a.k.a. the American Mulan. Anna Maria is almost completely forgotten by the history books, even though she dressed in the same uniform and fought alongside other brave soldiers (under the command of George Washington, no less). Show More Summary

Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast

Scientific sonar spots unknown shipwreck, possibly dating to the American Revolution Scanning sonar from a scientific expedition has revealed the remains of a previously unknown shipwreck more than a mile deep off the North Carolina coast. Show More Summary

Scientists stumble on centuries-old shipwreck

Shipwreck found off the coast of North Carolina may date to the time of the American Revolution

Heavy Reader: 1968

Investigation into the massacre at My Lai revealed the warped perceptions that enable soldiers to kill. by From Adbusters #120: Manifesto for World Revolution PT.III During the Vietnam War, American soldiers engaged in several massacres of the civilian population. Show More Summary

Andrew Jennings calls for revolution to oust Sunil Gulati from US Soccer

last weekSports / Football : EPL Talk

Investigative reporter Andrew Jennings has called for a revolution within American soccer to oust US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati and USSF CEO Dan Flynn from office. Jennings, who spoke in front of the US Senate panel hearing last Wednesday on … Continue reading ?

American Revolution (Broadway)

The American Revolution came to Broadway when Hamilton began previews July 13. At the same time the Richard B. Fisher Center at Bard College celebrated the revolution in the American musical — Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! When Oklahoma! premiered in 1943, the curtain opened not on a production number but on a man singing to himself. Show More Summary

Rare North Carolina Shipwreck Discovery Stuns Scientists

A previously unknown shipwreck that may date back to the American Revolution has reportedly been discovered by marine scientists off the North Carolina Coast.

The Joy of Gay Cooking: The Art of Simplisissyty

When the American food revolution began in the 1950s and ‘60s, it was something of a gay little pond filled with epicures (many of whom were actually gay) who loved to cook and had very clear, if divergent, ideas on how to approach food. Show More Summary

Revolutionary war era shipwreck discovered off North Carolina coast

Scanning sonar from a scientific expedition has revealed the remains of a previously unknown shipwreck more than a mile deep off the North Carolina coast. Artifacts on the wreck indicate it might date to the American Revolution. Marine...Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: July 17, 1777: John Burgoyne

John Burgoyne (1780): [The State of the Expedition from Canada](https://ia700408.us.archive.org/0/items/stateofexpeditio00burg/stateofexpeditio00burg.pdf):

These Projection Mapped Strings Simulate The Workings Of An Old TV

Artists revive the technology that brought the revolution of television into American homes. These days, we don't spend much time thinking about good old analog television. As we type away on our smartphones and casually don Oculus Rift,...Show More Summary

Meet Daveed Diggs: ‘Hamilton’ Star and Broadway’s Hottest Rapper

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

We’ve posted before about hip-hop gone Broadway. But now Broadway is going hip-hop. In Hamilton, a retelling of the American Revolution from the point of view of Alexander Hamilton, actor and rapper Daveed Diggs (above) brings his good looks an… The post Meet Daveed Diggs: ‘Hamilton’ Star and Broadway’s Hottest Rapper appeared first on Towleroad.

1979 Revolution explores the Iranian revolution

West Asia (the "Middle East") doesn't get great screen time in games. Mostly it's a setting for contemporary American war stories rather than for stories of the people who live there. 1979 Revolution changes that, setting you right in...Show More Summary

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