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Postcard from a Future Without Germany, Circa 1914

7 hours agoOdd : Strange Maps

During World War One, propaganda on both sides fueled the fear that defeat would mean being wiped off the map. Literally, as this German propaganda postcard shows. Read More

Citizenship, duty, and the national interest: Drawing new meaning from Remembrance Day

In Australia and much of the world, 11 November, Remembrance Day, is a day to think of those who have fallen in war – and not only the First World War, which ended in an armistice on this date. For me, there's a complicated additional resonance or two. Show More Summary

This Empire Strikes Back Fan Trailer Is Perfect

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back may have come out 34 years ago, but that doesn't mean we're done seeing trailers for it. Case in point is this new fan cut, which advertises the film as though it were coming out in theaters today. Star...Show More Summary

Here Is Your Scandal Winter Finale Open Thread

Olivia has officially cut ties with Papa Pope, so you know what that means: WAR. This is the winter finale of Scandal. Read more...

It's Bill O'Reilly's 'War On Christmas' Season Again!

It's November once again - which means it's time for the conservarazzi to begin their annual witch hunt for evil infidels who have declared War on Christmas. Bill O'Reilly gets the nod to kick off the festivities this Yuletide season. O'Reilly:...Show More Summary

Her Universe Unveils New #DarkSide Darth Vader Jewelry For The Holidays - Search your feelings. You know it to be cute.

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

We love the R2-D2-adorned line of jewelry that Her Universe put out for Star Wars weekend this year. In fact, we're afraid of how much we love it. And you know what that means: fear leads to anger, anger to hate, hate to suffering, and...Show More Summary

We're Four Months Into the New Iraq War. Has Anything Gone Right?

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. Karl von Clausewitz, the famed Prussian military thinker, is best known for his aphorism "War is the continuation of state policy by other means." But what happens to a war in the absence of coherent state policy? Actually, we now know. Show More Summary

First ‘Z For Zachariah’ Production Still Features Chris Pine, Margot Robbie & Chiwetel Ejiofor

2 weeks agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

The first official production still for Robert C. O’Brien‘s Z for Zachariah starring Chris Pine (Star Trek, This Means War), Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street, Pan Am), and Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave, Children of Men) has hit the Internet. While it doesn’t really give us much to go one, there is […]

This. Means. War.’ Mom sends message to education commissioner.

The acting commissioner of education in New Jersey, David C. Hespe, just released “guidance” to school administrators and test coordinators titled  “Student Participation in the Statewide Assessment Program” that appears to be aimed at trying to stem the growing opt-out movement by parents who no longer want their children to take high-stakes standardized tests. The […]

This. Means. War.’ Mom sends message to education commissioner.

The acting commissioner of education in New Jersey, David C. Hespe, just released “guidance” to school administrators and test coordinators titled  “Student Participation in the Statewide Assessment Program” that appears to be aimed at trying to stem the growing opt-out movement by parents who no longer want their children to take high-stakes standardized tests. The […]

Here's Why Marvel Is Still Beating DC In The Comic Book Movie Wars

October 2014 will go down in the geek history books as one of the biggest months for comic book movies thanks to DC and Marvel. Both companies announced their film plans for the next several years. For DC, this means finally diving into...Show More Summary

The Road to Justice

1. What Does Impunity Mean? In 1981, the year CPJ was founded, Argentina was enmeshed in the so-called Dirty War, in which dozens of journalists were disappeared. Most were never seen again. To this day, no one has systematically documented the media murders that took place, and no one knows...

Why GamerGate Can't Continue

GamerGate is growing from a battle inside gaming to a larger culture war In case you're one of the millions who don't know what this term means — first of all, don't feel bad, because it's a complex movement with shifting goals. ButShow More Summary

Robert Downey Jr.’s In ‘Captain America 3? Now

“Hey, do I look retarded in this new suit?” “Yup.” “You jerk! THIS MEANS CIVIL WAR.” – Exactly how that happens, trust me Last week, Robert Downey Jr. spent an odd amount of time openly confirming and then un-confirming Iron Man 4. Turns out he’s really starring in Captain America 3 which might as well Read More...

What Marvel's Civil War Might Mean For Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

Civil War is raging on planet Earth. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) stands on one side of the battle. Captain America (Chris Evans) stands on the other. How does this affect the protectors of the universe, the Guardians of the Galaxy? Short...Show More Summary

What Obama's War Critics Don't Get: Change Means Change

President Obama has faced a lot of criticism lately for not being "tough enough" on ISIS. Most of it seems to boil down to this: Why won't he do what we always do? Why didn't he leave (unwanted) forces in Iraq? Why didn't he arm theShow More Summary

Reverse Engineering Star Wars: Yoda Stories

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Star Wars: Yoda Stories was released by LucasArts in 1997 to minimal critical acclaim. As IGN said, “like Phantom Menace proved, just because it’s Star Wars doesn’t mean it’s good.” This didn’t stop [Zach] from playing it, and yearsShow More Summary

5 Huge Star Wars Questions Following That Epic Spoiler

Earlier this week, the mother of all Star Wars spoilers hit the Internet. We’re not here to debate the ethics of whether or not it should exist. Instead, now that it’s out there, we’re here to talk about what it means or could mean. Hell, we’re here to talk about whether or not it’s even legitimate. Show More Summary

Daryl and Carol Reunite At Last

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

In this exclusive teaser trailer for season five of The Walking Dead, Daryl and Carol are together again, along with the rest of their friends inside Terminus. This means war.

Haters Be Calling This War A “War”, Ctd

Looking at how the Obama administration has hemmed and hawed over whether this campaign against ISIS counts as a “war”, Dave Uberti ponders the meaning of the word today: In the past, nations typically fought wars against other nations or enjoyed peace, providing a dichotomy that was easy for politicians to communicate, the media to […]

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