While it may be an elegant weapon of a more civilized age, the lightsaber has always been shown as a slashing and burning instrument. Now the laser sword that has been mimicked by millions with cardboard tubes or any cylindrical shaped object has finally gotten its due thanks to a recent remix by Eclectic Method. Show More Summary
Most Americans think of the Civil War as a series of battles that mattered most to the U.S. A new book shows that it also mattered a great deal worldwide.
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Wikimedia Commons For the next few months, we'll be covering the final days of the Civil War exactly 150 years later. This is the third installment of the series. March 2-4, 1865: “With Malice Toward None” As March 1865 began the final...Show More Summary
Malitia MaliMob don’t sympathize with those statue-smashing dickheads. A lot of people of my generation first heard of Somalia in the early 1990s, during its civil war. What I didn't know was that Somalia is also known as the Nation of Poets, where being slick with words and nice with language is an honored tradition, intrinsic to the people. Show More Summary
You may think that Netflix is taking a big chance with its just-made deal for global rights to Beasts Of No Nation, the new film by True Detective’s Cary Fukunaga about the experiences of a child soldier fighting in a civil war in an African country. Show More Summary
Moredevelopmentsandgoings-onintheMarvelCinematicUniverse arehappeningasnewshassurfacedaboutathree-year,first-lookdeal betweenSonyandthedirectorsofCaptainAmerica:CivilWar,JoeandAnthonyRusso.Whiletheprecisemeaningofthisstillremainsunclear,afewpiecesoftheMarvelpuzzlearestartingtocometogetherincludingsomeideasonwhatroletheRussoswillbeplayinginPhase3.
We know that Earth is getting warmer and we know that humans, through burning of fossil fuels, deforestation, and other factors, are significantly contributing to this warming.What we are less certain about is how, and how much, the change in the global climate will affect different regions. All reg
Researchers say climate change probably caused the drought that affected Syria nearly a decade ago—and helped spark the country’s current civil war.
Obama continues to withhold key intelligence information as well as lethal aid, only sending MRE’s, made-ready-to-eat rations, and blankets to Ukrainian soldiers.
"I am all for a renewal of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations," said DD, the imaginary Israeli Defense Dove, when she contacted me again. "There is a big 'but,' she added: "diplomatic progress is never a matter of a simplistic imposition of pre-established principles. Show More Summary
Amid civil war, contamination from an abandoned oilfield poses new threat to besieged civilians.
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A new study finds human-caused climate change was a major trigger of Syria’s brutal civil war. The war that helped drive the rise of ISIS was itself spawned in large part by the worst drought in Iraq's history -- a drought made 2 toShow More Summary
This is interesting: Anthony and Joe Russo, the directors who did a great job with Captain America: The Winter Soldier, are directing Captain America: Civil War, and have been tipped as likely successors to Joss Whedon for the Avengers series, have signed a first-look deal with Sony. Show More Summary
Joe and Anthony Russo also have The Gray Man in development at Sony The post Captain America: Civil War Helmers Sign First Look Deal with Sony Pictures appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Deadline is reporting rumors that Netflix is ready to scoop up Cary Fukunaga's Beasts of No Nation, a film based on the novel by Uzodinma Iweala about child soldiers in civil war. Starring Idris Elba, the film is apparently worth $12 million to the streaming giant, who will gladly outpay "numerous bids"... More »
Mark Millar is enjoying a prolonged moment in the sun these days, with a hit adaptation of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Marvel Studios announcing it'll be adapting his book Civil War for its third Captain America movie. Millar has...Show More Summary
There is a fascinating new study out the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences pointing to a connection between the slow story of climate change and the Syrian Civil War, which of course is the setting out of which ISIS and the current regional war war emerged. Show More Summary