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Manvotional: The Lesson General Grant Learned About Fear During the Civil War

Editor’s note: After the Battle of Bull Run, Ulysses S. Grant was appointed colonel of a regiment of infantry. In this excerpt from his personal memoirs, he reveals the anxiety he felt as he led his men in their first serious expedition...Show More Summary

The Moment Lincoln Realized the Military Power of Railroads

Following victory for the South in the battle of Bull Run, President Lincoln reached an inescapable conclusion

“Lincoln in the Bardo” restores the humility and humanity of one of our most iconic presidents

“Sarah, do not mourn me dead; think I am gone and wait for thee, for we shall meet again.” — Major Sullivan Ballou before the battle of Bull Run Bardo, in Tibetan Buddhism, refers to the state of existence between two lives on earth, an apprehended period when the consciousness is not connected with a...

Porsche 918 Spyder pitted against a Red Bull Air Race plane

The car versus plane video is a thing that may have run stale. It seems that everyone watched Top Gear do it, and then proceeded to dream up ground versus air battles of their own. There was probably such a stunt done even earlier, but it seems Clarkson and company opened the flood gates to these sort of things. That doesn't mean we completely...

The Civil War Fighters Who Tempted Fate With North African Fashion

"The Brierwood Pipe," an 1864 painting by Winslow Homer, depicts two Zouaves from the 5th New York regiment. (Image: Cleveland Museum of Art/Public Domain) The First Battle of Bull Run, in 1861, featured 40,000 barely-trained soldiers, shooting and yelling and rushing at each other in a mess of smoke and blood. Show More Summary

Tippets: Climate Shield, Pebble Mine’s Dictionary of Deception, Global Warming and Salmon Runs, Colorado Parks & Wildlife Receives Award, Battle for Bluefin Tuna

2 years agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The Climate Shield website hosted by the U.S. Forest Service provides geospatial data and related information on locations of cold-water refuge streams for native Cutthroat Trout and Bull Trout across the U.S. In the fight to protect Bristol Bay, language often … more ?

Fitbit delivers strong earnings, stock tumbles

2 years agoTechnology : Pando Daily

This must be what it feels like to score a personal best on a run only to have someone throw ice water over your head. Fitbit delivered blowout earnings, vindicating for now the bulls who have been battling a tide of bearish sentiment. Show More Summary

This Google Street View Car Drove Through a Tomato-Throwing Festival In Spain

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Apart from the Running of the Bulls in San Fermin, Spaniards enjoy some other wild festivals from time to time. One of them is called “La Tomatina.” Once a year, locals in the small village of Buñol engage in a massive battle with 150 tons of tomatoes as their only weapon of choice. Show More Summary

5 of the World's Unluckiest People

3 years agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Some folks are lightning rods for success. Others are just lightning rods. 1. The Civil War’s Charlie Brown Wilmer McLean just wanted everyone to get off his lawn. In 1861, the Battle of Bull Run—the Civil War’s first major skirmish—started near his farm. Show More Summary

What the Latest Formula 1 Odds Tell Us About Battle at Front of the Grid

Mercedes may look set to run away with both the drivers' and constructors' championships, but the battle at the front of the grid in the 2015 Formula One season should be far more compelling than 2014. Last year, Red Bull Racing andShow More Summary

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Bull And Bear Battle Heading Into 2015

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is to mark 2014 as one of its best years in the recent past, seen by its value skyrocketing to highs of $700 billion at the back of  the unveiling of iPhone 6 and  Apple Pay. Despite the impressive run, CNBC’s, Dan Nathan, remains skeptical about the company’s prospects heading into 2015 […]

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4 years agoNews : The Two-Way

Also: The co-owners of the NBA's L.A. Clippers battle in court over control of their assets; Ukraine takes more territory from rebels; and one man is gored in Pamplona's running of the bulls.

The Importance of Being Fluent in the Language of Texting

Can we tlk? On the eve of the Battle of Bull Run, Major Sullivan Ballou of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers wrote to his wife about his fears of dying (justified as things turned out) in the coming battle. "I shall always be near you;...Show More Summary

The Importance Of Being Fluent In The Language Of Texting

Can we tlk? On the eve of the Battle of Bull Run, Major Sullivan Ballou of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers wrote to his wife about his fears of dying (justified as things turned out) in the coming battle. "I shall always be near you;...Show More Summary

Beware the self-fulfilling prophecies of economic pessimists

Since the financial crisis of 2008, the optimists have been steadily beating the prophets of doom in the battle of the economic narrative, as the stock market continues its years-long bull run and the economy steadily improves. But that...Show More Summary

Shadow Warrior Confirmed 900p, 60fps On Xbox One And 1080p, 60fps On PS4

The battle of the reso-wars rages on with all the intensity of angry bulls running through the streets of Spain after getting a taste of Mountain Dew. Click To Continue Reading

Historian Says Best Way To Save Manassas Battlefield Is To Expand Highway Through It

4 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Gadling

Wikimedia Commons Manassas Battlefield Park has been struggling with traffic for a long time. The site of the First and Second Battles of Manassas, also known as the battles of Bull Run, it's rich in Civil War history. The main reason...Show More Summary

U.S. Pat. No. 36,600: The Plow Cannon

This might be where the term "Yankee ingenuity" came from, although if it was, somebody was being sarcastic: Two New Yorkers invented this and had it patented in 1862. At the time, the battles of First Bull Run and Shiloh...

PROFILES: Bvt. Col. John D. Bertolette

151 Years Ago...on August 29, 1862...John D. Bertolette, a 1st Lieutenant serving on the staff of Colonel James Nagle, who led a brigade in the 9th Army Corps, fell seriously wounded at the Second Battle of Bull Run. Advancing alongside...Show More Summary

American Civil War: McDowell Beaten at Bull Run

July 21, 1861 - Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell (right) is defeated at the First Battle of Bull Run.  Graduating from West Point in 1838, McDowell saw service in the Mexican-American War and took part in the Battle of Buena Vista.  A skilled...Show More Summary

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