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Syrian Rebels Get Hands on Nazi Howitzer

When one sees a group of Islamic terrorists, using a Nazi howitzer used during World War II, it’s a clear sign that the world might have gone wrong.

Aclidinium bromide/formoterol in COPD: Added benefit for certain patient groups

Patients with COPD grade III with no more than one flare-up per year and grade II patients benefit from the new aclidinium Bromide/formoterol drug combination, researchers note.

Here’s how World War II spurred vaccine innovation

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

War and disease have marched arm in arm for centuries. Wars magnify the spread and severity of disease by disrupting populations. As large groups of people move across borders, they introduce and encounter disease in new places. Often, they move into crowded, resource-poor environments that allow...

Air Force Announces First Ever Female F-35 Fighter Jet Pilot, Lt. Col. Christine Mau

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Meet Lt. Col. Christine Mau, the first woman to fly the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. Lt. Col. Christine Mau, 33rd Operations Group deputy commander, puts on her helmet before taking her first flight in the F-35A on Eglin Air ForceShow More Summary

United States 'Monuments Men' group returns historic paintings taken after World War II

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The family of an American tank commander who won three historic paintings playing poker during World War II returned the stolen art treasures on Tuesday to their rightful owners. Two more paintings acquired by a librarian while serving...Show More Summary

Not-Liveblogging World War II: May 1, 1945: The Man of "Destiny": Nicholas Fairweather on Adolf Hitler in 1932

Nicholas Fairweather, March 1932: >Hitler and Hitlerism: A Man of Destiny: AT the present juncture, when the followers of Adolf Hitler appear to be the strongest group in Germany, when, as the London Times recently said: >>the Hitler...Show More Summary


'Blazing Speed' took the victory in the HK$20 million Group 1 Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse on April 26. Read the rest of the story at: HK JOCKEY CLUB AUDEMARS PIGUET QEII CUP Results

Liveblogging World War II: April 27, 1945: Execution of Mussolini

World War II Today: [Execution of Mussolini]( >It was on the 27th April that a column of German trucks made their way north to Switzerland. Amongst the group was Benito Mussolini, thinly disguised in a German army helmet, and his mistress, intending to take a plane to Spain. Show More Summary

Greatest Best Favorite Avenger Ever: Round Two, Group II

The round two groups were assigned blind, except that we broke up the top seeds to keep it interesting. Today's random combinations include a Maximoff showdown between Pietro and Wanda and... who knows, maybe Tigra's a Maximoff, they keep changing that stuff. Show More Summary

American Adam Gadahn, Death Metal Fan Turned Al-Qaeda Propagandist, Killed by U.S.

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

A operation in January killed Adam Gadahn, an American-born Al-Qaeda member who served as a spokesman for the group, the White House revealed Thursday. Gadahn, the first American to be charged with treason since the World War II era, was born in Oregon on September 1, 1978 and raised on a ranch in Riverside County, California. Show More Summary

America’s New ‘Lend-Lease’ for Drones

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Lawmakers are pushing Obama take a page out of the World War II playbook—and let Jordan borrow some Predator drones to keep the terror group at bay.

AT&T joins industry groups in suing the FCC over net neutrality rules

AT&T has filed its own lawsuit against the FCC to reclassify ISPs as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act, illustrating that it wants to take a different path from its fellow telco brothers like Verizon and cable operators that are working with trade associations like USTelecom and NCTA.

McKinsey's Growth Strategy (AKA 'Fourth Arrow') For Japan (II)

The issues identified by McKinsey are hardly unknown or unstudied in Japan. In fact, they have been the subjects of constant study and debate and elucidation, not just in academia, but in business groups, like Keidanren and Keizai Doyukai,...Show More Summary

Auction of Art Made by Japanese-Americans in Internment Camps Sparks Protest

A Japanese-American group wants to stop a collection of artifacts from World War II interment camps from being dispersed on the market.

Liveblogging World War II: April 11, 1945: Eleanor Roosevelt

[MY DAY by Eleanor Roosevelt, April 11, 1945]( >KEENE, N.H., Tuesday—Yesterday I went to the Cosmopolitan Club in New York to meet with a distinguished group of women who had been invited by the foreign division of the International Board of the YWCA to hear General Carlos P. Show More Summary

Ukraine Recognizes Ultranationalists as Freedom Fighters

The Ukrainian parliament passed a bill recognizing notorious ultranationalist groups, including those active in Ukraine during and after World War II, as fighters for the country's independence in the 20th century.

SBU Head Wants to Model Security Service on WW2-Era Ukrainian Nationalists

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) should be modeled on the security services of the ultranationalist groups, active in Ukraine during and after World War II, namely the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), SBU head Valentyn Nalyvaichenko said.

Circumcellion II.

Back in 2007 I posted a tendentious and hilarious description of a North African group called the Circumcellions, which began: The Circumcellions were a Christian suicide cult of the fourth and fifth centuries. Their religious practice consisted of delivering random beatings to strangers along the road, with the purpose of goading the strangers into killing […]

‘Menace II Middle-Earth’, A Comedy Sketch That Brings Guns & Rap Battles to ‘The Hobbit’ Film Series

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

“Menace II Middle-Earth” is a special effects-filled comedy sketch, created by PistolShrimps, that brings guns and Middle-earth rap battles to Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit film series. Members of the comedy group digitally insert themselves into scenes from The Hobbit movies and throw down with some of the main characters like Gandalf, Smaug the dragon, and […]

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